Hot Topics by Division
Community Health - Children with Special Health Care Needs, Healthy Communities, Parent Child, WIC
Communicable Disease and Epidemiology - Immunization Clinic, Prevention & Screening, Syringe Exchange, TB Program
Environmental Health - Drinking Water, Food Safety, Living Environment, On Site Sewage, Solid Waste
- Power Outages and Food Safety (PDF)
Human Services - Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, Housing, Jail Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Mental Health Court, Prevention, and Veterans
- Community Prevention and Wellness Surveys (5-10 Minutes) (PDF)
Learn how to apply for certified copies of birth and death certificates
Get more information regarding the county's Health Department.
It is the mission of the Communicable Disease and Emergency Preparedness department to lead the community in promoting health and preventing disease.
Get information about the programs offered and topics covered by the Community Health Division.
The Whatcom County Health Department is involved in community-wide planning around potential emergency threats, such as: natural disasters, pandemic influenza, or bioterrorism. The staff works closely with the hospital and emergency planners to develop strategies for dealing with the possible impacts of such events.
Environmental Health focuses on programs associated with drinking water, solid waste, and more.
The Human Services Division works with its 5 advisory boards and community partners to determine the needs of our county, and then create programming to meet those needs.
Watch informational videos published by the Health Department.
Children & Families
Substance Abuse Prevention