Clark County Public Health updates COVID-19, influenza and RSV data each week throughout respiratory illness season using data from the Washington State Department of Health. All data is preliminary and may change. For state and regional data, visit the state Respiratory Illnesses Data Dashboards.
Clark County respiratory illness activity
Use the interactive dashboard below for additional information about COVID-19, influenza and RSV disease activity in Clark County. Click on the tabs in the dashboard to explore data on hospitalizations, emergency department visits and case rates.
State Department of Health dashboards
Visit the Washington State Department of Health's Respiratory Illness Data Dashboards to see state and regional trends for COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Health officials use the data on these dashboards to monitor early signs of disease spread, severity of illness, COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates, virus variants or subtypes occurring in Washington, and hospital bed use due to COVID-19, flu, and RSV.
CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker
Visit the CDC's COVID-19 Data Tracker webpage for a county-by-county look at new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 people (7-day case rate). The CDC categorizes hospital admissions as high, medium or low. The Data Tracker webpage also has data on COVID-19 deaths, emergency department visits and test positivity.
The CDC's COVID-19 by County webpage includes recommendations for high, medium and low COVID-19 hospital admission levels.
Respiratory illness deaths
Data on Clark County influenza and COVID-19 deaths is updated monthly throughout respiratory illness season. Death data is preliminary and may change.
A COVID-19 death is a death where the death certificate indicates COVID-19 as an immediate, underlying or contributing cause of death. An influenza-associated death is a death resulting directly or indirectly from illness that was confirmed to be influenza by laboratory test.
|Month||Influenza deaths||COVID-19 deaths|
Data updated Dec. 4. Data is updated monthly. Data is preliminary and may change.
|Age||Suspect deaths||Confirmed deaths||Total deaths|
|80 and older||85||374||459|
|Sex at birth||Suspect deaths||Confirmed deaths||Total deaths|
Data updated Sept. 28. Death data is cumulative. Data is preliminary and may change.
Note: Washington State Department of Health implemented a new COVID-19 death definition on May 17, 2023. Under the new definition, a COVID-19 death is a death where the death certificate indicates COVID-19 as an immediate, underlying, or contributing cause of death. The updated definition was implemented for all deaths occurring to date in 2023.
Confirmed death: COVID is listed as cause of death or contributing factor on the death certificate and the case has a positive COVID test.
Suspect death: COVID is not listed as a contributing factor on the death certificate (but wasn’t ruled out as cause of death) and the person died after testing positive for COVID within 28 days.
State data reports
The Washington State Department of Health produces and updates the following data reports: