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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Joint Proclamation of Kidney Awareness Month

Whatcom County Executive Sidhu and Bellingham Mayor Fleetwood jointly proclaim the month of March as Kidney Awareness Month for all citizens.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Whatcom County ADA Transition Plan Within Public Rights-of-Way Available for Comment Online

BELLINGHAM, WA – Whatcom County Public Works has created a transition plan to make all public facilities in public right-of-way areas ADA accessible. This includes sidewalks, curb ramps, pedestrian pushbuttons, and other public facilities. While the Ameri...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Vaccine Update for 2/23/21

Providers in Whatcom County are due to receive 2,540 first doses and 3,270 second doses of COVID-19 vaccine for the week of Feb. 22. To date, providers in Whatcom County have received a total of 20,365 initial doses. As of Feb. 20, 25,996 (11.5%) Whatcom ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Whatcom County Moves to Phase 2 of Healthy Washington Plan

Data released today by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) enables the North Region, which includes Whatcom County, to move to Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Reopening Plan.

Starting Monday, February 15 some additional ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Assessor Introduces GIS Tax Parcel Viewer

The Whatcom County Assessor’s Office has launched an online Tax Parcel Viewer based on ArcGIS software. The GIS map provides access to tax parcels and related assessment information.

“I am glad we are able to make this tool available and give the public th...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

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 funded by the CARES Act that will provide over $3,300,000 for Whatcom County households that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. T...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

Share Compassion, Not COVID

Share Compassion, not COVID-19

We’re all weary of the ongoing effort to protect our community from the impact of COVID-19. At times, we may feel angry, fearful, anxious, or overwhelmed. It can make it all the more challenging to practice empathy ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

New Resources Website for Whatcom County Providers

Our local care providers work hard for our safety, from managing their daily duties to keeping up with the rapid influx of new information received daily. To support this critical work, the Whatcom County Health Department launched a new website tailored ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Limited In-Office County Services Available by Appointment

Starting Monday, June 15, citizens may begin making appointments for certain limited in-office services provided by the Whatcom County Auditor, Treasurer, and Assessor’s offices. Appointments will be available starting Wednesday, June 17. In ord...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Masks and Social Distancing Mandatory at County Courthouse

Presiding Superior Court Judge Garrett has issued an administrative order on public health measures to protect the safety and security of all people in the County Courthouse effective Monday May 11, 2020. This order requires that all employees, vendors, a...

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