As respiratory illnesses cause increasing strain on hospitals in Oregon and Washington, PeaceHealth officials are telling people not to come to the emergency room at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver if at all possible.
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As hospitals in Oregon and Washington cope with a new capacity crisis fueled by respiratory illnesses, Oregon officials are urging new precautions.
Nov 23, 2022
In this file photo from 2017, a young girl receives a flu vaccine. An increase in hospitalizations for RSV has prompted the Oregon Health Authority to send out an alert to hospitals and doctors statewide/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.