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  1. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Biotoxin at Unsafe Levels in Bellingham Bay

    PSP biotoxin rose to the highest levels of the year in samples collected from Bellingham Bay this week. Biotoxin levels are high enough that severe illness or even life-threatening symptoms are likely if mussels are consumed. Additional Info...
  2. Health Department Hosts Community Health Listening Sessions Across County

    To look more closely at how health varies among the cities and towns within Whatcom County, the health department is hosting listening sessions to gather input from community members about the unique assets and challenges to their community’s health. Learn more ...
  3. Attend Septic Maintenance Class during Whatcom Water Week

    WCHD is joining Whatcom Water Week partners to celebrate local water resources by providing a free septic maintenance class, plus additional septic maintenance resources, to help homeowners keep their systems running well and our local waterways clean. Get details ...
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