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  1. North County Beaches Now Closed to Shellfish Harvesting; All Whatcom Now Under Biotoxin Closures

    Unsafe levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have closed recreational harvest on north county beaches. PSP has already closed south Whatcom beaches. This means the entire county is now under a recreational shellfish harvesting closure. Read on...
  2. October Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

    Here is information on where our pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be this month. No insurance is needed. Read on...
  3. Termination of Emergency Proclamation for COVID-19 effective 10/31/22

    Executive Sidhu has rescinded the Emergency Proclamation for COVID-19 response that was signed March 10,2020. The termination is effective on October 31. Additional Info...
  4. Free Septic Evaluation Training

    The Whatcom County Health Department is offering free training that allows homeowners to perform required septic evaluations and become eligible for septic system rebates. Learn more
  5. Variant-specific COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Available in Whatcom County

    Anyone 12 and older can now get the new Moderna and Pfizer booster shot that helps to protect against the COVID-19 Omicron variants. These new booster shots are coming to local pharmacies soon and will be offered at our pop-up clinic, Friday, Sept. 9. Learn more
  6. Changes Coming to Whatcom County's COVID-19 Data Dashboard

    We will soon make changes to the COVID-19 data dashboard on our website. A lot has changed since the pandemic started more than two years ago, and we're making these changes to better reflect where we are now in the pandemic. Read on...
  7. Flood Response Update

    Are you curious about what’s been happening in response to the November 2021 floods and what’s being done to prepare for future floods? Read on...
  8. Whatcom County Health Department Launches New Response Division

    On Friday, April 1st, the Whatcom County Health Department officially launched its Response Systems Division, a new division focused on serving people in mental or behavioral health crises and building infrastructure to provide coordinated services. Learn more
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  1. Flood Response Information

    Here is where the information is posted for road conditions, community resources and all updates on the flood response. Read On...
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