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  1. The CDC’s COVID-19 dashboard shows Whatcom at ‘low’ risk. The reality is more nuanced.

    You may have noticed that the CDC has moved Whatcom County back to ‘low’ on their COVID-19 dashboard. The reality is that our case rates continue to hover on the border between low and medium based on CDC criteria. Read on...
  2. COVID-19 drugs work best when taken at the start of illness

    If you are in a higher risk group for severe COVID-19 and test positive for the virus, don’t wait to start treatment - call your doctor right away! The sooner you start treatment, the better these drugs will work! Find out more...
  3. Avian Influenza detected in Whatcom County backyard flock; Prevention important for domestic birds

    Whatcom County has its first confirmed case of avian influenza in a backyard flock this year. BIrd owners should prevent contact between their animals and wild birds. People should not touch sick or infected birds - wild or domestic. Find out more.
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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