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• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – With the support of Clark County Public Health and the Clark County Council, restrooms in all county parks will be closed effective immediately. The closure helps support Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.


• Public Health

Another 28 people have tested positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Clark County, and a fifth person has died. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Clark County is now 48.

A fifth Clark County resident – a man in his 80s – has died from COVID-19. He was previously hospitalized and had no known contact with a confirmed case.

Public Health is still gathering information about the 28 new cases and has only limited details to share. Here are the age ranges of the new cases:


• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – At a public meeting on March 24, the Clark County Council voted unanimously to close all playgrounds in Clark County parks effective immediately. The decision was made based on the Governor’s Executive order and is supported by Clark County Public Health.

Parks Grounds and Maintenance staff will begin posting closure signs at all Clark County Parks today. Some public restrooms will remain open, but park users should be prepared to not have access to a restroom or hand-washing facilities.


• Public Health

Three more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Clark County. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Clark County is 16, including four deaths.

One new case is a woman in her 40s. She is recovering at home.

The second new case is a woman in her 40s. She is recovering at home.

The third new case is a man in his 40s. He is currently hospitalized.

Public Health is still investigating whether these individuals had any known contact with confirmed cases.


• Community Planning

Vancouver, Wash. ‒ In keeping with the social distancing protocols in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Community Planning is suspending in-person meetings related to the commissions and committees that we staff, which includes the following:


• Superior Court

Changes put in place to increase safety of court participants, employees
 

Vancouver, Wash. – The Superior Court on Monday, March 23 issued General Order 20-11 Emergency Civil Protection Order Rule modifying its operations to increase the safety of court participants and staff. In its continued response to increase safety, the Superior Court Presiding Judge, Scott A. Collier, issued the following modification to Civil Protection Orders process.


• Public Health

Three more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Clark County. One of the cases has died.

These latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County to 13, including four deaths.

One case is a man in his 50s. He had close contact with a confirmed case in Clark County and was quarantined. He is recovering at home.

The second new case is a man in his 80s. He was hospitalized and tested for COVID-19 last week. He died March 19. 


• Public Health

Another person has tested positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Clark County. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County is now 10.

The case is a man in his 70s. He had contact with a confirmed case in Clark County and was quarantined. He is recovering at home.

Public Health will update the number of positive tests by 11 am daily. Visit the novel coronavirus website for updates.


• Public Health

Three people have tested positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Clark County. These new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County to nine.

One case is a woman in her 80s. She had contact with a confirmed case in Clark County and was quarantined when she developed symptoms. By following quarantine instructions, she did not expose others. She is currently hospitalized.

The second new case is a woman in her 40s. She had no known contact with a confirmed case. She is quarantined and recovering at home.


• Clark County Council

Vancouver, Wash. – In keeping with the social distancing protocols in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Clark County Councilors have made several changes to their public meetings.

The public hearing scheduled for 6 pm Tuesday, March 24 will be held in the sixth-floor training room in the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. Council members will be present for the hearing. However the meeting will be closed to the public. CVTV will continue to stream hearings live on its website www.cvtv.org and on Channel 23.