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  1. Weekend Pilot Drive-Through Testing Site Recap

    Whatcom County piloted a drive-through COVID-19 testing program last Friday and Saturday. Read on for details about how it went, and our next steps. Learn more
  2. Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Page Updates

    Every Monday, we update two charts of local data on our COVID-19 Data Page. This week we’ve also added county-level metrics associated with Washington’s phased reopening plan. Learn more
  3. Show You Care, Wear A Mask

    Until we have a vaccine or cure for COVID-19, wearing face coverings, along with physical distancing, are the most effective ways to stop the spread of COVID-19. Wearing a face covering on a regular basis is a new experience for most of us. Read on
  4. New Resources Website for Whatcom County Providers

    We are happy to announce that we launched a new site with resources to support Whatcom County healthcare and childcare providers on July 8th! Learn more
  5. Whatcom County’s pilot drive-through testing site begins July 10

    Whatcom County’s pilot drive-through testing site will be open Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, at Civic Field Stadium parking lot in Bellingham from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm. Learn more
  6. This Summer Sports Leagues Are Out, but Safety Is In!

    Now that it’s summer, many of us would be spending time playing sports. Unfortunately, sports leagues have had to pause on the summer season this year. There are, however, plenty of options to keep yourself and your kids active. Learn more
  7. Whatcom County Launches “Safer. Stronger. Together” Campaign

    Whatcom County is launching a new “Safer. Stronger. Together.” campaign to help local businesses stop the spread of COVID-19. Learn more
  8. Whatcom County is expanding COVID-19 testing

    Whatcom County will increase access to COVID-19 testing with a pilot low-barrier drive-through testing site starting Friday, July 10th. Learn more
  9. Whatcom County Health Department COVID-19 response still operating over the holiday weekend

    The Whatcom County Health Department will be closed for all non-COVID-19 related operations on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. COVID-19 response staff will continue to provide services on Friday and over the weekend. Learn more
  10. Friends don’t give friends COVID-19

    Humans are social creatures. And it’s great to relax with others, but some things still need to be taken seriously. Learn more
  11. This Fourth of July - Celebrate Small, Celebrate Safely

    Summer is here, and Fourth of July, our biggest summer celebration, is coming up. This year, our celebrations will be different than normal, but we can still have a great time while celebrating small and safely. Learn more
  12. The Importance of Masks: Small Actions with Big Results

    Buckle your seat-belt. Call your mom. Say thank-you. And wear a mask. Because little things mean a lot. Learn more
  13. How safe is it? A guide to COVID-19 risk

    It’s good to get out and engage in healthy activities. Understanding how COVID-19 spreads will help you minimize your risk of catching or spreading the illness while you’re out and about. Learn more
  14. How to talk to friends and family about COVID-19

    COVID-19 has been present in our community for a few months and has drastically changed how we live. Unfortunately, there is some misinformation about it, and some people aren’t taking it seriously. Read on for tips about how to talk about COVID-19. Learn more
  15. Face Coverings Required Statewide in Washington

    Beginning Friday, June 26, everyone in Washington will be required to wear a cloth face covering in public spaces. Learn more
  16. Whatcom County is not eligible to apply for Phase 3 this week

    Whatcom County will not be applying to move to Phase 3 of Washington State’s Safe Start plan on Friday, June 26th, which is three weeks after we moved to Phase 2. Unfortunately, we do not meet the requirements to move to Phase 3 at this time. Learn more
  17. Phase 2 in Whatcom County: Evaluating Our Progress

    Whatcom County is regularly evaluating how COVID-19 is being spread through our community and our progress in responding to it. Find out what’s happening in Phase 2 right now, and how we’re working toward moving to Phase 3. Learn more
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