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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Dr. Deborah Birx, Ambassador and White House coronavirus response coordinator, holds a 3M N95 mask as Vice President Mike Pence visits 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minn., in a meeting with 3M leaders and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to coordinate response to the COVID-19 virus. A review of federal purchasing contracts by The Associated Press shows federal agencies waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment needed by front-line health care workers.

Sunday COVID-19 updates: Washington shares excess ventilators

Here are the updates related to COVID-19 around the Northwest and the nation on Sunday.
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Vegetables from Flat Tack Farm.

Farms in Clark County embrace web to reach customers

Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order recognized farmers markets and farm stands as essential services. While grocery stores are having trouble keeping staples on the shelves and controlling crowds, local farmers…
Clark County Life
Team Mean Machine, the Camas robotics club, and Camas High School Science Olympiad's seasons were cut short, but students are using their time away from school to 3D print personal protective equipment for health care workers. The frames are printed then snapped together with plastic screens.

Camas students make and donate masks

A group of Camas students is helping in the fight against the novel coronavirus by 3D printing and laser cutting much needed personal protective equipment for health care workers.
Clark County News
The Port of Camas-Washougal practices social distancing during its meeting Wednesday at the port offices.

Clark County public meetings adapt amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has noticeably impacted even the most essential policy making processes for local governments.
Clark County Politics

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Rent is due but there is an eviction moratorium. Some landlords are offering discounts while others are trying to circumvent the moratorium. What does this all mean for tenants?

Eviction moratorium creates confusion for Clark County renters, landlords

It’s the beginning of the month, which means rent is due. But the COVID-19 pandemic has created an air of uncertainty for tenants who lost…

Business

People gather on Zoom, a video conferencing app. Companies and friend groups across the U.S. are video chatting to keep spirits high.

How to prevent trolls from Zoom bombing your online meeting

As students at the University of Tennessee were participating in a virtual “Milkshake Monday,” an anonymous person jumped into the Zoom gathering and began berating…

Northwest

Vince Viet Nguyen, center, visits his father Hoang Nguyen's grave Friday with his husband Michael Burleson, left. Hoang Nguyen died from COVID-19 and was buried on Wednesday, about 30 feet from his son Peter Nguyen.

Grief, compassion and ingenuity as the coronavirus brings endless complications to one family’s goodbye

The cars streamed into the hospital parking lot close to midnight as the family of Hoang Dinh Nguyen rushed to say goodbye. At 72, he…

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