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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Cowlitz County Health & Human Services Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

LONGVIEW, Washington — In observance of Thanksgiving, Cowlitz County Health & Human Services’ main building, 1952 9th Ave. Longview, WA, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 25-26. The Environmental Health Unit, 207 4th ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Say Yes! COVID Test Program Now Offering Free, Rapid, Self-Administered Tests in Cowlitz County

Residents can order COVID-19 test kits online while supplies last: www.SayYesCovidHomeTest.orgLONGVIEW, Washington — Starting today, a new program to Cowlitz County called Say Yes! COVID Test is making COVID-19 test kits available to re...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Date change of the November Homeless Housing Task Force Meeting

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November 12, 2021

 

Date change of the November Homeless Housing Task Force Meeting

 

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Cowlitz County Homeless Housing Task Force regularly scheduled November meeting has b...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Cowlitz County Health & Human Services Announces Veterans Day Holiday Closure

LONGVIEW, Washington — In observance of Veterans Day, Cowlitz County Health & Human Services’ main building, 1952 9th Ave. Longview, WA, and Environmental Health Unit, 207 4th Ave. N. Kelso, WA, will be closed on Thursday, November...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Veterans Advisory Board Announces New Meeting Schedule for 2021-22

LONGVIEW, Washington — Cowlitz County’s Veterans Advisory Board will now meet at 3pm on the third Tuesday in October, January, April, and July. Previously, the board met on the fourth Thursday of those same months. Due to the ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 15, 2021

“SepticSmart Week” Begins September 20

LONGVIEW, Washington — In recognition of “SepticSmart Week” September 20-24, Cowlitz County Health & Human Services will join public agencies and private partners across the nation in educating the community about septic ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 13, 2021

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations have hit all-time highs in Cowlitz County

More vaccination, masking, testing needed to control the virusLONGVIEW, Washington — Now in the fifth week of a COVID-19 surge, Cowlitz County is exceeding records for new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations set early in the pandemic. Residents ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Health officials urge caution amid rising COVID-19 cases in Cowlitz County

LONGVIEW, Washington — Rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Cowlitz County are prompting health officials to urge residents to get vaccinated if they have not already and to wear face coverings in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination st...

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Health & Human Services
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 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 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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Health & Human Services