Posted on: June 28, 2017

Paralytic Shellfish Toxin Closes Shellfish Harvest on All Beaches in Whatcom County

All of Whatcom County, including all of Point Roberts and all of Larrabee State Park, is now closed to the harvest of molluscan shellfish due to the presence of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (PSP).

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Paralytic Shellfish Toxin Rises to a Dangerous Level in Whatcom County

Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin has increased to a dangerous level in mussels from Birch Bay according to weekly monitoring reports from Whatcom County Health Department and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH).

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Confirmed Mumps Case at Western Washington University

As of June 1, 2017, the Whatcom County Health Department has confirmed one new case of mumps in a student who attends Western Washington University. The student does not reside on campus, and fewer than 25 individuals were potentially exposed

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