COVID-19 in Clark County

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Visit the Public Health novel coronavirus webpage for the latest information on COVID-19 in Clark County. The webpage is updated by noon weekdays to include the latest number of positive test results and deaths related to COVID-19.

Find resources for the general public and specific groups, including businesses, food establishments, schools, parents, long-term care facilities and medical providers, on the COVID-19 resources page.

Information about COVID-19 cases in local public and private K-12 schools is available on the COVID-19 cases in schools page.


Financial support for food establishments

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Clark County is offering financial support to food establishments impacted by the public health measures implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Clark County Public Health will disburse federal CARES funding to eligible food establishments in the amount paid for their 2020 retail food permit. Food establishment owners can use the CARES funding at their discretion toward any operational expenses.

Eligible food establishments must submit an application for funding by Oct. 31. All funds will be disbursed by Nov. 30. 

For more information and to submit an application, visit the CARES disbursement application webpage.


Public Health offices closed to in-person services

Clark County Public Health's offices are currently closed to in-person services. All services are available online.

Birth and death certificates can be ordered online, and food worker testing can be done online. Public Health's online permitting portal enables residents to submit new permit applications, renewals and payments online. Users can also submit applications, make payments, upload required documents and review account activity.

Those who do not have access to the internet or need additional assistance, contact Public Health at 564.397.8000 for accommodations.

Wildfire smoke

Breathing smoke from wildfires isn’t healthy for anyone, but some people are more likely to have health problems when the air quality isn’t good. Even healthy people can have symptoms or health problems.  

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Visit our smoke from wildfires webpage for more tips and additional information about how smoky air can impact your health.

 

Water quality monitoring

Public Health monitors water quality at three designated swim beaches – Vancouver Lake, Klineline Pond and Battle Ground Lake – between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Public Health also responds to reports of blue-green algae and other health concerns at bodies of water across Clark County. Find information about current advisories on the public beaches webpage.

Vancouver Lake swim beach

Public records request

To request public records involving Public Health, please access the Public Records Request Portal, create an account and complete the submittal process.