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Posted on: August 11, 2022

How to Access Urgent and Emergency Care for Veterans

Calling all US Military Veterans! You can access urgent care right here in Bellingham/Whatcom County without going to a VA clinic. 

If you are registered with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), here is how you can access urgent and emerge...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Health Department Investigating First Monkeypox Virus Case in Whatcom County

On Monday we sent you a message that Whatcom County could see our first case of monkeypox virus (MPV) very soon, and now we can confirm that a Whatcom County resident has a confirmed case of MPV. 

A person in their 50s tested positive yes...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

August Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Where to get vaccinated. Children 5 years and older, adolescents, teens and adults can get vaccinated for COVID-19 at most places you would go for a flu vaccine, like grocery stores, pharmacies and health care clinics. Grocery stores and pharmaci...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Here’s What We Know Right Now about Monkeypox

You may have heard or seen reports in the news about a virus called Monkeypox that is circulating in the U.S. and in Washington State. Right now, we do not have any confirmed cases of Monkeypox (MPV) in Whatcom County, but we may see our first case of thi...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Health Department Releases Analysis of Whatcom’s First Two Years With COVID-19

Today we released an analysis of local COVID-19 data for the first two years of the pandemic, from March 2020 through February 2022. The report focuses on four major focus areas: confirmed cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and vaccinations. 

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

New Hours At COVID-19 Community Testing Site Start Monday, Aug. 1

Starting Monday, Aug. 1, the COVID-19 community testing site at the Bellingham Airport will have reduced weekday operating hours and will be closed on weekends. This change is due to decreased demand for testing services.

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

How to Get a Free COVID-19 Treatment Consultation

Do you have COVID-19? Speak with a provider to see if treatment is right for you. 

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) offers same day or next day virtual appointments for anyone who wants to speak to a medical professional about COVID...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

2022 Homelessness Count Shows Modest Reduction After Record Highs in 2021

The Whatcom County Health Department, in partnership with the Opportunity Council, published the 2022 Point in Time (PiT) Homelessness Count report today, Friday, July 22. The report provides a snapshot of persons experiencing homelessness in Whatcom Coun...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Food System Plan Community Listening Session Saturday, July 24

Our Food System Committee is partnering with local nonprofits to host a community listening session from noon to 2pm this Sunday, July 24, at Shuksan Middle School. Come share your thoughts and opinions on what should be included in Whatcom County’s next ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Introducing The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline debuted Saturday, July 16. This free and confidential 24/7 national lifeline connects people in need to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 

People can use the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline for ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Now's the Time to Prepare for Smoke Season

Now is the time to prepare for smoke season! Do not wait until unhealthy air is in the forecast because you risk not being able to find what you need. Here are some things to do now to prepare for smoke season later this summer:

  • Stock up on N95 and similar...
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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Hot Safety Tips for a Cool 4th of July Weekend

As we celebrate Independence Day with friends and family, here are a few safety tips for your outdoor barbecue or fireworks experience:

Food-Borne Illnesses 

If you are on grill duty, make sure you are storing and cooking your food properly and was...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closure Expanded To All Whatcom County Beaches

Unsafe levels of Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin are now detected in molluscan shellfish in all Whatcom County waters.  To protect the public, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) expanded the biotoxin closure for all recr...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Heat Advisory This Weekend: Tips for Staying Safe and Cool

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that starts at noon on Saturday and continues until 11pm on Monday. Some areas are expected to reach the low 90s on Sunday and Monday. Here are some tips to stay safe:

  • Drink plenty of water. As your b...
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children 6 Months and Older Now Approved

COVID-19 vaccines are now approved for children as young as six months old. Not all clinics and providers are ready right now to administer the vaccine, and we ask that parents remain patient as providers work through the initial rush for vaccination, now...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Upcoming June Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Where to get vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccines are available for adolescents, teens and adults at most places that offer flu vaccines such as grocery stores, pharmacies and health care clinics. Some of these providers also vaccinate 5- to 11-year-olds. There ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Whatcom Back in CDC’s ‘Medium’ Risk Category

Whatcom County is back in the ‘Medium’ category on the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level dashboard. Our case rates are increasing as we head into the long Memorial Day weekend. Take steps to reduce your risk and have a safer holiday:

  • Wearing a mask is not req...
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Posted on: May 25, 2022

New Weekend Hours At COVID-19 Community Testing Site Start May 28

Starting Saturday, May 28, the COVID-19 community testing site at the Bellingham International Airport will have reduced morning operating hours on weekends. Testing hours Monday through Friday will not change.

 

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Children Ages 5-11 Now Eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Booster Dose

Children ages 5-11 are now eligible to receive a single Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster in Washington State.

  • If your child has a healthy immune system, they can get their booster at least five (5) months after their primary series.
  • If your child ha...
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Posted on: May 20, 2022

The CDC’s COVID-19 dashboard shows Whatcom at ‘low’ risk. The reality is more nuanced.

You may have noticed that the CDC has moved Whatcom County back to ‘low’ on their COVID-19 dashboard. The reality is that our case rates continue to hover on the border between low and medium based on CDC criteria. The agency’s dashboard currently shows W...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

COVID-19 drugs work best when taken at the start of illness

If you're at increased risk of severe COVID-19 and test positive, start drug treatments right away

For people who are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19, drugs are available that can reduce your chances of severe illness and death...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Avian Influenza detected in Whatcom County backyard flock; Prevention important for domestic birds

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has confirmed Whatcom County’s first case of avian influenza in a backyard flock. Bird owners should take measures now to prevent contact between their animals and wild birds to prevent infection. Peop...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Whatcom moves from low to medium on CDC's COVID-19 tracker: Get tips on how to stay healthy

The CDC has moved Whatcom County from low to medium on its COVID-19 Community Tracker. Here are some important steps you and your family can take to stay healthy, protect our most vulnerable, and slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community:

  • Stock...
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Posted on: May 4, 2022

So, what do you do when your at-home COVID-19 test is positive?

Report your positive home test by calling the Washington State Department of Health at 1-800-525-0127. This hotline is staffed seven days a week. Mondays 6 am - 10 pm and Tuesdays through Sundays 6 am - 6 pm.

Isolate yourself away from others, including ot...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Suspected botulism death in Washington State; Learn more about safe canning

A man is suspected of dying from botulisum poisoning after eating food canned at home. This tragic incident is a reminder to always follow safety precautions when processing home-canned foods.

It can be hard to tell if home-canned food is ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Updates to Whatcom County Health Department Community Pop-up Vaccination Clinics

Starting in May, the Whatcom County Health Department will adjust operations at Whatcom County hosted pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics to better align with current demand. This means there will be fewer clinics in May. Signage will be provided to all c...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Point Roberts Free Green Waste Drop Off Days Start May 14

As the community of Point Roberts recovers from the effects of pandemic border closures, the Health Department has teamed up with Cando Recycling and Disposal to offer free green waste disposal for residents and property owners in the community. ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Free One Day Health Fair at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center Planned for May 21

On Saturday, May 21, the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center will transform into a healthcare center, offering community members free health, vision, and dental services at the Catherine Mahaffey East Whatcom Wellness Fair. Lo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Upcoming Pop up COVID Vaccine Clinics, 4/22/22

Where to get vaccinated. Adolescents, teens and adults can get vaccinated for COVID-19 at most places you’d go for a flu vaccine, like grocery stores, pharmacies and health care clinics. Some of these providers also vaccinate 5- to 11-year-olds. There are...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Whatcom County COVID Update for 4/15/22

These updates will include COVID-19 news, summarize publicly available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Currently, this report covers the month of Ma...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Whatcom County Health Department Launches New COVID-19 Data Dashboard

On Thursday, April 14, the Whatcom County Health Department debuted a new COVID-19 Data Dashboard, replacing the previous dashboard on the Whatcom County COVID-19 Data page. The dashboard provides summary information on COVID-19 in Whatcom County. The das...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Upcoming Pop up COVID Vaccine Clinics 4/8/22

Where to get vaccinated. Adolescents, teens and adults can get vaccinated for COVID-19 at most places you’d go for a flu vaccine, like grocery stores, pharmacies and health care clinics. Some of these providers also vaccinate 5- to 11-year-olds....

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

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. The d...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Whatcom County COVID Update for 4/1/22

These updates will include COVID-19 news, summarize publicly available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Currently, our updates and external...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

What We Know About BA.2

BA.2 is the new COVID-19 variant on the block, a subvariant of Omicron. While we are still learning more, here’s some information about what we do know:

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Upcoming pop-up vaccine clinics, March 25

A federal program that reimburses providers for vaccinating uninsured people is ending April 5. However, the health department's pop-up clinics are funded through a different program and will be able to vaccinate people without insurance at no cost throug...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 3/18/22

These updates will include COVID-19 news, summarize publicly available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Currently, our updates and external data repo...

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Posted on: March 12, 2022

Pop-up vaccine clinics for the week of March 13

Where to get vaccinated. Adolescents, teens and adults can get vaccinated for COVID-19 at most places you’d go for a flu vaccine, like grocery stores, pharmacies and health care clinics. Some of these providers also vaccinate 5- to 11-year-olds. There are...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

What to know about the March 12 mask mandate changes

On March 12, the statewide mask mandate will be lifted for many, but not all, places in Washington state. Here’s what you need to know.

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 3/4/22

These updates will include COVID-19 news, summarize publicly available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Beginning this week, these updates and our ex...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Change to Washington State Mask Requirements on March 12

On Saturday, March 12, Washington State will begin to relax its indoor mask requirements in response to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). COVID-19 cases and new hospitalizations have rapidly declined in the last f...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 2/25/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Each update will cover data for the...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 2/18/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Each update will cover data for the...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 2/11/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 2/4/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

 

Each update will cover da...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 1/28/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Understanding COVID-19 At-Home Tests

Rapid Home Tests 

Now that rapid home tests from federal and state agencies are starting to arrive in people’s mailboxes, here’s a refresher on when to use them, how to understand the results, and what to do if you test positiv...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 1/21/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Each update will cover data for the...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 1/14/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Back to Basics for the Omicron Surge

Whatcom County, we are in the Omicron surge. We are seeing several hundred cases every day and new daily and weekly records have been set and broken multiple times this week alone. It’s time to get Back to Basics and review what we know about CO...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 1/7/22

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

Each update will cover data for the...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 12/30/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Update #2 on the airport testing site: Dec. 30

Another update on the airport testing site, Dec 30: The airport testing site is open and Northwest Laboratory expects to operate through 6 p.m. as scheduled. If you have a scheduled appointment at the Meridian testing site, that is also open.

NWL also expe...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Update on the airport testing site: Dec. 30

Update on the airport testing site today, Dec. 30: the site is run by our testing partner, Northwest Laboratory. They are making decisions about whether the site is open or closed based on conditions at the site. We will update you as soon as we hear of a...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Extreme Cold Weather Forces Adaptive COVID-19 Test Scheduling

Due to various challenges related to the extreme cold weather, we’ve had to adjust the hours at the COVID-19 testing site we operate jointly with Northwest Laboratory:

  • The site will operate from 3 - 6 p.m. today, Dec. 29. Only people with an existing appoi...
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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Risk Reduction Checklist for Holiday Gatherings

Given the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, you may be wondering whether to go ahead with your holiday gathering plans. Omicron is highly transmissible, and immunity from previous COVID-19 infections or two-dose vaccination appears less effective at pr...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 12/17/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Whatcom County Health Department Looks Back on a Year of COVID-19 Vaccination

The first doses of COVID-19 vaccine were given in Whatcom County on December 18, 2020. Those 23 doses marked the beginning of a tremendous community effort by hundreds of health care workers, public health professionals, and volunteers to vaccinate Whatco...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 12/10/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 12/3/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

The Omicron variant

Over the holiday weekend, news stories broke about a new coronavirus variant, Omicron. Because this is a new variant, it will be a few weeks before we know more about how transmissible it is, whether it causes more severe disease, and how much the vaccine...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Taking care of your emotional health after a natural disaster

Dealing with the aftermath of a flood is, needless to say, a very stressful time. Taking care of you and your family’s mental and emotional health is a crucial step as you cope with cleanup and recovery.

Common reactions 

Many people have a range o...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 11/19/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Changes to this week's pop-up vaccine clinics

Due to flooding and weather-related safety concerns, the Whatcom County Health Department announces the following changes to this week’s pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics:

  • The Nov. 18 vaccine clinic for ages 5 and older at the East Whatcom Regional Resource ...
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Posted on: November 16, 2021

How to Stay Safe When You Can’t Stay Dry

Record rainfall has flooded much of Whatcom County, displacing many from their homes and causing a lot of damage. Flood water can also contaminate wells and septic systems and make you sick if you come into contact with it. Make sure you take care around ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 11/12/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Vaccine supply for 5- to 11-year-olds

COVID-19 vaccines have been available for 5- to 11-year-olds for just a week, and we know that there are many families who are looking for appointments for their children. Here’s what we know about the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine supply.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 11/5/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Getting Your Child Vaccinated for COVID-19

Kids ages 5-11 are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination! It’s natural and normal to ask questions about the big decisions you make on behalf of your children. Getting your child vaccinated against COVID-19 is no exception. That’s why we’ve put together s...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Don’t Forget the Flu

You’ve heard all year how important the COVID-19 vaccine is for your health, and your community’s health too. But there’s another inoculation to take care of as we head into winter: the flu vaccine.

Thanks to COVID-19 protective measures like universal mas...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

If You’re Planning a Holiday Gathering, Plan to Limit Risk

If you’re planning on having family or friends over for the holidays, or if you’re planning to attend a gathering, take steps to limit the risk of COVID-19 transmission for yourself and the other guests. 

The first and best thing you can do is to ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 10/29/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

What’s the Deal with Boosters and Third Doses Now?

After completing the FDA and CDC review processes, booster doses were authorized in Washington State last Friday, October 22, for people who finished their Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccination series. Previously, only certain Pfizer recipients wer...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 10/22/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

How to Have a Eerily Safe Halloween in 2021

Given the recent surge driven by the delta variant, it’s understandable to feel a little spooked about Halloween this year. It’s also understandable to want to dress up for a party or stock up on candy for all the trick-or-treaters you may not have seen l...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Tips for Safe Holiday Travels

Traveling does increase your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. Being fully vaccinated greatly reduces your risk of getting or spreading the COVID-19 virus. Even so, there’s still a small chance you can get or spread COVID-19 after vaccination, an...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 10/15/21

In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to help you understand what’s happening with COVID-19 in our community.

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Update for 9/24/21

With COVID-19 community transmission once again on the rise, we are publishing weekly COVID-19 updates. In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for 9/17/21

With COVID-19 community transmission once again on the rise, we are publishing weekly COVID-19 updates. In these updates, we will include news and updates, summarize publicly-available COVID-19 and vaccination data, and provide some context and details to...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Update for 9/3/21

With COVID-19 disease activity once again on the rise, we are publishing weekly COVID-19 Data Reports. In these reports, we will summarize publicly-available COVID-19 data, highlight significant information, and provide some context and details to help yo...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Whatcom County COVID-19 Vaccine Update for 9/2/21

Vaccine Data

As of August 28, 57.9% of all Whatcom residents are fully vaccinated, and 63.6% have gotten at least one dose. Out of everyone who’s currently eligible, including adolescents and teens ages 12-17, 72.9% have gotten at least one dose.

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