Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page Last reviewed: February 3, 2023 at 1:06 p.m.

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  1. Microcystin Biotoxin Found Above EPA Limit in Silver Lake

    Recent water sampling at Silver Lake detected microcystins, a toxin produced by algae, at levels that may be harmful to people and pets. Residents are advised to avoid water contact at Silver Lake and not allow pets to swim in or drink from the lake. Read more
  2. Upcoming Whatcom County Health and Community Services Vaccination Clinics

    Whatcom County Health and Community Services (WCHCS) will be hosting vaccination clinics this fall, where children and eligible adults can receive several vaccines including COVID-19, Flu, Mpox and routinely-recommended childhood immunizations. Learn more
  3. Washington State Department of Health No Longer Recommends The Use of Expired COVID-19 Tests

  4. Free Tire Recycling Events for Whatcom County Residents Sept. 24 and Oct. 1

    Whatcom County residents will have the opportunity to dispose of old tires at two free drop-off events in late September and early October. Learn more
  5. What to Do if You’ve Been Exposed or Test Positive for COVID-19

    We’re seeing an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations locally and nationwide, but thankfully our numbers remain near the lowest levels in the last three years. Here are some common-sense guidelines for COVID-19. Learn more
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