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Posted on: July 27, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination significantly reduces risk of hospitalization in Southwest Washington

LONGVIEW, Washington — A new report analyzing vaccination status of Southwest Washington residents hospitalized for COVID-19 shows that vaccination can reduce the risk of hospitalization by as much as 90%. The analysis found the risk of being h...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Cowlitz County HHS now offering free, safe medication collection and disposal services

LONGVIEW, Washington — People can safely get rid of their unwanted, unused or expired medication for free at a new medication disposal kiosk located at the Cowlitz County Health and Human Services building in Longview.The medication disposal kio...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Vaccine site at Cowlitz County Event Center closes, mobile clinic to open in Kelso this Saturday

LONGVIEW, Washington — Cowlitz County Health and Human Services will focus on making COVID-19 vaccine accessible at temporary mobile clinics after closing the mass vaccination site at the Cowlitz County Event Center last Sunday.Since opening the...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Statewide reopening date set for June 30, Cowlitz County will move to Phase 3 next week

LONGVIEW, Washington — Cowlitz County, along with all other counties in the state, will move to Phase 3 of the state’s “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” reopening plan effective May 18 until June ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Final day to get COVID-19 vaccine at Cowlitz County Event Center is Sunday, May 16

LONGVIEW, Washington — Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be offered at the Cowlitz County Event Center, 1900 7th Ave, Longview, for the last time this Sunday, May 16. Second doses will be prioritized for the more than 400 people who received their f...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 6, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination clinics set to open in Longview and Woodland this weekend

LONGVIEW, Washington — COVID-19 vaccination clinics opening in Cowlitz County this Saturday and Sunday will make it easier for people to access Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This Sunday, May 9, the Cowlitz County Event Cent...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Cowlitz County will move back to Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan on April 16

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April 12, 2021

 

Cowlitz County will move back to Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan on April 16 LONGVIEW, Washington — Cowlitz County will move to Phase 2 of the state’s &...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 23, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination site opening this week in Cowlitz County

LONGVIEW, Washington — A COVID-19 vaccination site will be open at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds this Wednesday and Thursday, February 24 and 25. People eligible in Phase 1A or Phase 1B (Tier 1) who live or work in Cowlitz County can schedule a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Cowlitz County will move to Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan

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February 11, 2021

Cowlitz County will move to Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan

LONGVIEW, Washington — Cowlitz County and the rest of the Southwest Region will move to Phase 2 of the state’s...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 6, 2021

Volunteer teams vaccinate more than 930 adult family home residents, staff in two days

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February 6, 2021

 

Volunteer teams vaccinate more than 930 adult family home residents, staff in two days 

 

LONGVIEW, Washington — More than 930 residents and staff at ...

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