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  1. Stage 2 Air Quality Burn Ban in Columbia Valley effective Dec 2

    The Northwest Clean Air Agency is calling a Stage 2 air quality burn ban in the Columbia Valley urban growth area (including the Peaceful Valley and Paradise Lakes developments) because cold, calm air is preventing harmful wood smoke from clearing out. Read on...
  2. Whatcom County Health Department Moves COVID-19 Testing Out of the Weather

    Community low barrier testing for COVID-19, which has been provided by the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) and Whatcom Unified Command (WUC) at several locations throughout Whatcom County, will soon take place at one location. Learn more
  3. Community Asked to Avoid Gatherings and Use COVID-19 Testing Services Only When Necessary

    The low-barrier mobile COVID-19 testing that we have been offering to our community members has reached maximum capacity. We are still offering COVID-19 tests to everyone, but we are asking community members to use the service only when necessary. Learn more
  4. Whatcom County Launches Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program

    The LEAD program aims to increase community safety, address racial disparities in the criminal justice system, and improve the health and well-being of people with behavioral health issues. 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. New guidance for face coverings: when and where you should wear them

    Face covering requirements have been updated in Washington State. Here’s what you need to know. Read on...
  8. The most important COVID number for you to watch

    The most important COVID number for you to know is the number of people you gather with. Good news: it’s a number you can control, and it can affect all the other numbers we are tracking. Learn more
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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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