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Clark County sees 60 cases of whooping cough; most are among the unvaccinated

June 14, 2024, 3:20pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health has identified 60 cases of whooping cough in the county since the beginning of the year — four times more than at this point last year. Read story

Six cases of measles confirmed in Clark, Wahkiakum counties

January 8, 2024, 12:16pm Clark County Health

Six cases of measles were confirmed in both Clark and Wahkiakum counties as of Monday, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee arrives at the University of Washington's Hans Rosling Center for Population Health ahead of signing several bills April 27 in Seattle.

Washington faces spate of lawsuits from workers fired for refusing COVID vaccines

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee arrives at the University of Washington's Hans Rosling Center for Population Health ahead of signing several bills April 27 in Seattle.

June 11, 2023, 6:02am Latest News

Gov. Jay Inslee recently ended the COVID-19 vaccination mandate, but for some of the public workers fired for refusing to comply, the legal battle goes on. Read story

Kindergarten vaccination rates drop in all but 3 Washington counties

January 23, 2023, 2:37pm Health

In the 2021-22 school year, only one county in Washington reached the federal target of 95 percent or more children receiving all required vaccinations before entering kindergarten. Read story

Miranda Neumann holds her 14-month-old son, Collins, who was on a feeding tube while being treated for the flu at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Respiratory illnesses strike children, too: Trio of RSV, flu, COVID straining hospitals across Clark County

Miranda Neumann holds her 14-month-old son, Collins, who was on a feeding tube while being treated for the flu at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

December 8, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

As Clark County continues to battle the surge of respiratory-related illnesses, some parents are having to bring their little ones to the hospital for help. Read story

The Washington State Department of Health's "Health-in-motion Care-a-van" makes a stop at St. Joseph Catholic Church to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations in February.

Triple whammy of respiratory illnesses hits Clark County

The Washington State Department of Health's "Health-in-motion Care-a-van" makes a stop at St. Joseph Catholic Church to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations in February.

November 30, 2022, 11:23am Clark County Health

Washington, like the country at large, is in the middle of a “triple whammy” of respiratory illnesses as hospital beds continue to fill with COVID-19, flu and RSV patients. Read story

FILE - A nurse prepares a syringe of a COVID-19 vaccine at an inoculation station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, July 19, 2022. On Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, a panel of U.S. vaccine experts said COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

FILE - A nurse prepares a syringe of a COVID-19 vaccine at an inoculation station in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, July 19, 2022. On Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, a panel of U.S. vaccine experts said COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

October 20, 2022, 1:48pm Health

COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults, a panel of U.S. vaccine experts said Thursday. Read story

A sign urges people to get a flu shot at Kaiser Permanente.

Clark County Public Health, others urge residents to get flu vaccine

A sign urges people to get a flu shot at Kaiser Permanente.

October 6, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

After two flu seasons with extremely low cases, some health officials are predicting a particularly bad season this year, though the timing and severity of the flu is hard to predict, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read story

This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Health officials: Get updated COVID-19 booster, flu shot

This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich.

September 7, 2022, 7:49am Health

Health officials in Washington’s most populous county are urging people to get the new COVID-19 booster. Read story

How should the COVID-19 vaccine change as we head to cooler months?

Will Americans have the right COVID-19 vaccine this fall? Maybe

How should the COVID-19 vaccine change as we head to cooler months?

July 17, 2022, 6:00am Health

In a few short months, the weather will turn crisp, the holiday season will draw near, and the coronavirus may embark on its third consecutive winter of death and devastation. Read story