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  1. Hot Safety Tips for a Cool 4th of July Weekend

    As we celebrate Independence Day with friends and family, here are a few safety tips for your outdoor barbecue or fireworks experience. Learn more
  2. Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closure Expanded To All Whatcom County Beaches

    BELLINGHAM, WA — Unsafe levels of Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin are now detected in molluscan shellfish in all Whatcom County waters. Learn More
  3. Heat Advisory This Weekend: Tips for Staying Safe and Cool

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that starts at noon on Saturday and continues until 11pm on Monday. Some areas are expected to reach the low 90s on Sunday and Monday. Here are some tips to stay safe. Read on...
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  1. WCHD
  1. Locations:

    509 Girard Street

    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Phone: 360-778-6000

    Fax: 360-778-6001


    1500 N. State Street

    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Phone: 360-778-6100

    Fax: 360-778-6001


    Health Department Directory


    After Hours Emergency:

    360-715-2588

    We gladly accept relay calls using TRS: Dial 711


    Department Hours

    Girard Street Location

    Monday - Friday

    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Closed legal holidays


    N. State Street Location

    Monday - Friday

    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Closed legal holidays