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  1. 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
  2. County Council Launches Webpage to help Citizens Comment at Virtual Public Hearings

    Members of the public can now speak to the Council during public hearings. Visit the Virtual Council Public Hearings webpage for more information on upcoming virtual public hearings and instructions on how to participate. Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. Grieving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Grieving loss is a painful life experience made more difficult and lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
  5. 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
  6. Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Update

    We are committed to sharing reliable and meaningful information about the COVID-19 outbreak as soon as we are able. This week, we’ve added two new data charts and a map showing confirmed cases by geographic areas within the county. Read more
  7. Returning to Work After COVID-19 Illness or Exposure (Guide for Essential and Healthcare Workers)

    If you’re an essential worker or healthcare worker that tested positive for COVID-19, or has been exposed to someone who has, you may be wondering what to do and when it’s ok to return to work. Here’s what you need to know. Read more...
  8. Masks and Social Distancing Mandatory at County Courthouse

    Presiding Superior Court Judge Garrett has issued an administrative order on public health measures, including face masks and social distancing, to protect the safety and security of all people in the County Courthouse effective Monday May 11, 2020. 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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