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  1. Auditor's Response to USPS Election Mailer

    Whatcom County voters may soon receive a postcard from the U.S. Postal Service encouraging voters to “plan ahead” for the November 3 General Election. Read on...
  2. Updated Burn Ban - Outdoor Burning Prohibited Effective Immediately

    Due to increasingly dry weather conditions, and anticipated increase of Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fire danger to HIGH, the Deputy Fire Marshal has ordered a prohibition on all open burning effective immediately. Read on...
  3. Mobile testing program continues during the week of August 30

    Our mobile testing program will continue at all sites throughout the county during the week of August 30. Tests are available by appointment only. Learn more
  4. Ferry Dry Dock Shuttle Service and Vehicle Parking Information Available Online

    We have updated our ferry dry dock webpage with additional information on our island shuttle van service and personal vehicle parking information. Find out more and view/print maps. Read on...
  5. Funding to Support Rent and Mortgage Payments Available Now

    The Whatcom County Health Department is working with local partners to implement two new housing assistance programs that will provide over $3,300,000 for Whatcom County households. Read on...
  6. Cooling off carefully: Safe water recreation

    Summer is here, and it’s a hot one! Cooling off at one of our beautiful beaches always feels great, but we need to remember to keep ourselves safe while doing so, by maintaining our healthy habits. Learn more
  7. Testing is just one tool in our toolbox

    Using the right tool for a task is more efficient and usually gets better results. What are our pandemic control tools and how do they fit together to help us slow the spread of COVID-19? Read on...
  8. New guidance for face coverings: when and where you should wear them

    Face covering requirements have been updated in Washington State. Here’s what you need to know. Read on...
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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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