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  1. Bypass Bats to Reduce Rabies Risk

    A bat recently submitted from Whatcom County to the state public health lab due to human exposure has tested positive for rabies, and the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is reminding people to take precautions to protect against rabies. Learn more:
  2. Whatcom County Health Department Releases Community Health Assessment

    From disease rates to graduation rates, the 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment, released today by the Whatcom County Health Department, provides a comprehensive look at the state of the county’s health. Learn more:
  3. Recreation Shellfish Harvest Closures Updated

    Biotoxin levels have once again changed, and recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County line due to increased levels of the diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin. Additional Info...
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