Clark County Public Health Website – https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health
Has COVID-19 fact sheets in English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese (traditional), Thai, Korean.
Washington State Department of Health – https://www.doh.wa.gov
The Washington State Department of Health will be closed to the public until further notice. You can still access some services by using online forms or by calling our office at 360-236-4501 or 800-525-0127 during regular business hours.Please note: Normal turnaround times may be delayed as Department of Health staff are helping to support the COVID-19 response.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) – https://www.cdc.gov
Child Mind Institute – https://www.childmind.org
Free Internet – https://www.internetessentials.com/
Food Pantry Information: Food Pantry flyer 3 languages
Support with Distance Learning
Summer Food and Family Resources through School Districts we serve:
Vancouver Public Schools – Summer Meal Programs
Battleground Public Schools – https://www.battlegroundps.org
LaCenter Public Schools – https://www.lacenterschools.org
Public Health Information:
Please keep up-to-date with factual information about Coronavirus:
Clark County Public Health – https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/novel-coronavirus
WA Department of Health – https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Handout – What to do if you have confirmed or suspected COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDcasepositive.pdf
Handout – What to do if you were potentially exposed to COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDexposed.pdf
Handout – What to do if you have symptoms and have not been around anyone diagnosed with COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDconcerned.pdf
For a list of updated, changing recommendations and conditions in WA State:
Public Health Insider (Seattle King County Public Health) – https://publichealthinsider.com/2020/03/04/new-public-health-recommendations-to-slow-the-spread-of-coronavirus/
Public Health Connection (WA Department of Health) – https://medium.com/wadepthealth
WA DOH State Coronavirus Hotline – 800-525-0127 6am-10pm daily
WA State Joint Information Center Website – https://coronavirus.wa.gov/
Boys and Girls Club – Boys and Girls club is conducting a virtual club with a ton of activities and video content. The website provides weekly activities connected to daily subjects such as movement Monday, reading Tuesdays, what’s cooking Wednesday, thoughtful Thursdays, and funky Fridays. The You tube channel and the Facebook page are listed on the website as well with even more content. You DO NOT have to be a member to access.
Free Videos, Webinars, and Articles
- Regulating Through the Coronavirus – Free Webinar for Parents, Therapists, Teachers, & more
What you’ll learn:
Ways to support others with nervous system regulation during these uncertain timesHow to maximize immune system functioning through regulationHow to work with children through their fears and anxieties
How to integrate the fears to enhance health and resilience
- Regulating Through the Coronavirus Part 2: Exhaustion, Compassion Fatigue, & Burnout
Join Lisa as she walks you through how to regulate when your nervous system says, “Enough is enough.” Lisa will educate, normalize and offer practical strategies to help you work through the exhaustion, burnout, and compassion fatigue that you may be experiencing. And if this isn’t your experience, you likely know someone whose it is.
- Talking to Children about the Coronavirus – Synergetic Play Therapy Institute
A short 9 minute video on how to talk about the Coronavirus
- Zero to Three: Answering Your Young Child’s Questions About the Coronavirus
A guide to answering questions from younger children.
- Spanish – Talking to Kids About Coronovirus
A video in Spanish on ways to talk to children about the Coronavirus.
- This Is Why Your Child is Acting like a Baby Right Now (Stress on Young Children During Coronavirus)
Why do children regress when they’re stressed? Some answers for parents.
- The Pandemic Toolkit Parents Need – Article
8 tips for helping kids keep a sense of safety and consistency through the pandemic.
Resources for Parents on talking with Children about Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence
Summer 2020 Activities, Camps, and Programs
Boys and Girls Club
· Clinton & Gloria Johns/Elise Menashe Clubhouse – Opening June 24, call to sign up for waitlist
· OK Clubhouse/OK 2 Clubhouse – Opening July 14 · All other clubs – No potential opening scheduled. Check https://mybgc.org/ for more updates.
MYBGC VIRTUAL CLUB where you will find fun daily, fun and engaging activities brought to you by your own Club Directors and Club Staff. Virtual hangout for youth of color through YWCA, https://ywcaclarkcounty.org/blog/event/youth-of-color-summit-2020/
2020 Queer Youth Virtual Hangout through YWCA, https://ywcaclarkcounty.org/blog/event/queer-couve-youth-summit-2020/?instance_id=726
City of Vancouver –
· Picnic areas reopened for general use on May 29 (civil emergency order 2020-14). Picnic shelters are first come, first served and group size is limited 10 people from the same household.
· City of Vancouver parks, trails and beaches are open; a distance of six feet or more must be maintained between people from different households at all times.
· As customer-facing government services that provide group recreation activities, Vancouver community centers are not eligible to reopen until Phase 3 of Washington’s Safe Start plan.
City of Vancouver Day Camp – Registration and Pricing Information
· Ages: 6 to 11; due to space and staffing limitations, we are not able to accept campers from other age groups at this time.
· Cost: $183 City Resident/$210 Non-resident
· Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with structured activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
· Locations: Choose from camp sessions at Firstenburg Community Center (700 NE 136th Ave.) or Marshall Community Center (1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.)
· Registration: Registration opens June 15 for the first three weeks of camp. Register online beginning at 6 a.m. or by phone at 360-487-7001, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
· Phone registration is closed on July 3, due to the holiday; online registration will still be available. Registration for week four will open on Thursday, July 2. Registration for weeks five through nine will open one session at a time on Fridays, starting July 10. Registration remains open until the Wednesday before the camp session is scheduled to start or when the session is filled.
Multiple summer classes/camps with Opus School of Music – Ridgefield & Camas · https://opusschoolofmusic.com/summer-schedule-2020/
Cascade Athletic Club Summer Camp in Vancouver – Camp is offered weekly, Monday through Thursday from 9a-4p. No day or drop in registrations, as we are adhering to State Health Authority parameters. There is no before or after camp care as our Kids Klub is not open at this time.
· Prices per week – $179 if child is a member, $199 if parent is a member, $229 for non-member · https://cascadeac.com/familykid-programs/kids-programs/
Camp Invention – a STEM summer program, either online or in person
· Multiple sites throughout the Portland/Vancouver area · https://www.invent.org/programs/camp-invention
· Weeklong camps for K-6, $175 for online and $225 for in person
Pearson Air Field Summer Camps –
· Three camps, Foundation of Flight for second-fourth graders, Foundation of Flight for eight-tenth graders, and Fun of Flight for fifth-seventh graders. In Foundation of Flight, kids will explore aviation engineering and STEAM principles. The older kids’ camp will also get to tour local aviation business and educational intuitions and even take a flight with one of their certified instructors. Camps range from $250-350, scholarships are available. · To register, go to https://www.pearsonfieldeducation.org/programs/camps/summer-camps/
Multiple free virtual summer camps/academic programs –