Clark County

Health Departments See Reduced Demand For Vaccinations

The Lund Report
While high exemption rates remain a concern, officials believe more families are receiving vaccines in primary care settings rather than at county clinics before school starts

 

August 21, 2013 – Getting kids ready for school means getting them vaccinated – and county health departments throughout the Portland metro area are hosting walk-in clinics and supporting schools and primary health providers to make certain they have stores of vaccines.

Clark County Medical Transportation Provider Suspends Service

The Lund Report
NOAH Medical Transportation is no longer active in Clark County, but may have changed hands in Multnomah

March 6, 2013 -- A major medical transportation provider in Clark County abruptly suspended services at the end of January, leaving social services agencies scrambling to coordinate alternative transportation for dozens of seniors and people with disabilities who depend on medical transport.

Whooping Cough Epidemic Could Lead to More Vaccinations in Clark County

The Lund Report
The epidemic has motivated health providers to increase immunization rates

May 17, 2012—Clark County, and the rest of Washington, is experiencing the worst whooping cough epidemic in 70 years, and health officials are using the increased public attention being paid to the upper respiratory infection to increase the immunization rate, both among adults and children.

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