Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last reviewed: August 1, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.

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  1. Health Department Investigating First Monkeypox Virus Case in Whatcom County

    On Monday we sent you a message that Whatcom County could see our first case of monkeypox virus (MPV) very soon, and now we can confirm that a Whatcom County resident has a confirmed case of MPV. Learn more
  2. August Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

    There are six pop-up clinics at four locations in August. The clinics are open to everyone ages 6 months and older unless otherwise stated. No insurance required. Learn more
  3. Here’s What We Know Right Now about Monkeypox

    You may have heard or seen reports in the news about a virus called Monkeypox that is circulating in the U.S. and in WA State. We want to share information with you on how to stay safe from Monkeypox and what the Health Department is doing to prepare. Read on...
  4. Health Department Releases Analysis of Whatcom’s First Two Years With COVID-19

    We have published an analysis of local COVID-19 data for the first two years of the pandemic, from March 2020 through February 2022. It focuses on four major focus areas: confirmed cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and vaccinations. Read more...
  5. New Hours At COVID-19 Community Testing Site Start Monday, Aug. 1

    Starting Monday, Aug. 1, the COVID-19 community testing site at the Bellingham Airport will have reduced weekday operating hours and closed on weekends. Learn more
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