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  1. Hertz Trail Temporarily Closed Due to Landslide

    A landslide at Lake Whatcom Park is affecting use of the Hertz Trail. The Hertz Trail is closed to all users near the 1.25-mile trail marker. Whatcom County Parks is assessing the damage and will begin cleaning up the debris in coming days. Read on...
  2. Whatcom County COVID-19 Vaccine Update 1/20/21

    The announcement on Monday, January 18 that Washington is moving to the next phase of COVID-19 vaccine distribution has generated a lot of questions. Here are the answers to some of the ones we’re hearing the most. Read on...
  3. Soaring COVID-19 Case Rates Across Whatcom County

    Our data shows COVID-19 case rates increasing dramatically throughout our county and are especially high in Lynden and Nooksack Valley. Learn more
  4. Purchase of Development Rights Program Landscape Analysis

    The Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program recently performed a Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis to highlight areas of high conservation value across Whatcom County. Read on...
  5. Assessor Introduces GIS Tax Parcel Viewer

    The Whatcom County Assessor’s Office has launched an online Tax Parcel Viewer based on ArcGIS software. Read on...
  6. Funding to Support Rent and Mortgage Payments Available Now

    The Whatcom County Health Department is working with local partners to implement two new housing assistance programs that will provide over $3,300,000 for Whatcom County households. Read on...
  7. Share Compassion, Not COVID

    Our ongoing efforts to protect our community from the impact of COVID-19 are tiring. It can make it all the more challenging to practice empathy and show compassion to others. Read on...
  8. Show You Care, Wear A Mask

    Until we have a vaccine or cure for COVID-19, wearing face coverings, along with physical distancing, are the most effective ways to stop the spread of COVID-19. Wearing a face covering on a regular basis is a new experience for most of us. Read on
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  1. COVID-19 Updates Link

    This is the page where the updates are posted by the Whatcom County Health Dept. They are updated as new information is available. Read On...
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