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  1. Yes, you can get tested for COVID-19.

    Everyone with symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested as soon as possible. If you think you have symptoms, or if you’ve been exposed to someone who has received a positive test result, please follow these steps to get tested right away. Read on...
  2. Biotoxin Closure Expanded in Whatcom County

    Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin are now detected in molluscan shellfish in all Whatcom County waters. The Department of Health expanded the biotoxin closure for all recreational harvest on all beaches in Whatcom County. Additional Info...
  3. Whatcom’s Phase 2 Application Accepted

    The Washington State Secretary of Health has accepted our application to move to Phase 2 of reopening. Here’s what that means for you. Read on...
  4. New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Now Available

    We’ve partnered with the Washington State Department of Health to roll out a new, interactive Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Check out our new dashboard and learn all the things you never knew you wanted to know about public health data. Learn more
  5. Whatcom County Submits Phase 2 Application

    Today, with approval from the Whatcom County Health Board, we submitted our application to move to Phase 2 of Safe Start Washington to the Secretary of Health. Read on...
  6. Moving Whatcom County to Phase 2

    Whatcom County is currently in Phase 1 of the Safe Start reopening plan. We can move to Phase 2 after the county meets certain health benchmarks. We are working hard to meet those goals, so we can move safely into Phase 2. Read more
  7. Yes, Whatcom County is Still in Phase 1 of Reopening

    Moving to Phase 2 doesn’t happen automatically. Moving to Phase 2 happens when we meet certain public health criteria. How does Whatcom County get to Phase 2? Read on...
  8. Whatcom County Cloth Face Covering Directive

    Today we issued a Local Health Officer Directive that directs everyone to wear cloth face coverings while in any public indoor and outdoor locations where a person will be within 6 feet of someone who they don’t live with. Read more
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  1. COVID-19 Updates Link

    This is the page where the updates are posted by the Whatcom County Health Dept. They are updated as new information is available. Read On...
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