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Vancouver: No plan to mandate vaccines for city employees

August 25, 2021, 6:11am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is not considering implementing policies that would require that its employees receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, a city spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday. Read story

SW Washington study: Vaccination reduced senior COVID-19 hospitalizations by 90%

July 28, 2021, 9:56am Clark County Health

Being vaccinated against COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization by 90 percent for people age 65 and older, according to a report released Wednesday by public health officials. Read story

In this Wednesday, March 24, 2021 image from video provided by Duke Health, Alejandra Gerardo, 9, looks up to her mom, Dr. Susanna Naggie, as she gets the first of two Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations during a clinical trial for children at Duke Health in Durham, N.C. In the U.S. and abroad, researchers are beginning to test younger and younger kids, to make sure the shots are safe and work for each age.

In most Washington counties, fewer than a third of eligible kids are vaccinated against COVID-19

In this Wednesday, March 24, 2021 image from video provided by Duke Health, Alejandra Gerardo, 9, looks up to her mom, Dr. Susanna Naggie, as she gets the first of two Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations during a clinical trial for children at Duke Health in Durham, N.C. In the U.S. and abroad, researchers are beginning to test younger and younger kids, to make sure the shots are safe and work for each age.

July 28, 2021, 7:42am Health

A majority of Washington's eligible schoolchildren still aren't vaccinated against COVID-19, state data shows, and experts warn that we've reached a critical moment: in most corners of the state, school starts in about five weeks. Read story

Veterans Affairs registered nurse Jennifer Graham gives Army veteran Nathan Gegenheiner the COVID-19 vaccine. Gegenheiner had to postpone his vaccination until he finished cancer treatment.

Washington hits 70 percent goal for administering COVID vaccines to those 16 and older

Veterans Affairs registered nurse Jennifer Graham gives Army veteran Nathan Gegenheiner the COVID-19 vaccine. Gegenheiner had to postpone his vaccination until he finished cancer treatment.

July 14, 2021, 1:43pm Health

TACOMA — State health officials on Wednesday announced that the state of Washington had reached a milestone of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to residents. Read story

The  Vancouver campus of the VA Portland Health Care System gymnasium played host to a COVID-19 vaccination center on June 29. Like the general population, fewer veterans are attending vaccination clinics.

VA’s Vancouver campus sees slowing demand for COVID-19 vaccine

The  Vancouver campus of the VA Portland Health Care System gymnasium played host to a COVID-19 vaccination center on June 29. Like the general population, fewer veterans are attending vaccination clinics.

July 7, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Health

VA adjusts as it sees fall in demand for COVID-19 vaccination Read story

CLARK COUNTY: The Rotary Club of Three Creeks and Lewis River Rotary Club combined to pay for a billboard along the northbound side of St.

Clark County Rotary clubs link up to promote vaccines

CLARK COUNTY: The Rotary Club of Three Creeks and Lewis River Rotary Club combined to pay for a billboard along the northbound side of St.

June 27, 2021, 5:37am Community

CLARK COUNTY — The Rotary Club of Three Creeks and Lewis River Rotary Club recently combined efforts to promote COVID-19 vaccinations. The clubs combined to pay for a billboard along the northbound side of St. Johns Boulevard, just south of Northeast 78th Street. Read story

Main Street Marijuana cashier Josh Cecil, left, who is fully vaccinated, helps Tom Nicholson of Vancouver as he checks out in Uptown Village Tuesday morning. A number of signs are posted in the store informing customers that the staff are vaccinated and that masks are no longer required for vaccinated customers.

Mask rollback at Clark County businesses slowly unwinds

Main Street Marijuana cashier Josh Cecil, left, who is fully vaccinated, helps Tom Nicholson of Vancouver as he checks out in Uptown Village Tuesday morning. A number of signs are posted in the store informing customers that the staff are vaccinated and that masks are no longer required for vaccinated customers.

May 19, 2021, 6:06am Clark County Business

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took businesses and municipal governments by surprise last week when it announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear face masks except in sensitive locations such as hospitals. Read story

Ezekiel Gonzalez of Beaches Restaurant and Bar works during the lunchtime rush May 6.

Safe By Summer asks Clark County employers to aim for 80% vaccinated

Ezekiel Gonzalez of Beaches Restaurant and Bar works during the lunchtime rush May 6.

May 18, 2021, 5:59am Business

Several of Clark County’s biggest business associations are rolling out a coordinated vaccination campaign called Safe By Summer, calling on local employers of all sizes to pledge that they will aim to have at least 80 percent of their staff fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Aug. 15. Read story

Jack Stump injects COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Woodland High School.

Clark County vaccine volunteers have once in a lifetime chance to help

Jack Stump injects COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Woodland High School.

April 12, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Who knew volunteering could be so contagious? Read story

Patients are given the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday, March 13, 2021, on the first day of operations at a mass vaccination site at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle, which adjoins the field where the NFL football Seattle Seahawks and the MLS soccer Seattle Sounders play their games. The site, which is the largest civilian-run vaccination site in the country, will operate only a few days a week until city and county officials can get more doses of the vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Newest vaccine tier in Washington takes effect Wednesday

Patients are given the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday, March 13, 2021, on the first day of operations at a mass vaccination site at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle, which adjoins the field where the NFL football Seattle Seahawks and the MLS soccer Seattle Sounders play their games. The site, which is the largest civilian-run vaccination site in the country, will operate only a few days a week until city and county officials can get more doses of the vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S.

March 30, 2021, 12:40pm Editor's Choice

OLYMPIA — As of Wednesday, about 5 million of the state's more than 7.6 million residents will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Read story