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  1. County Health Dept Urges Extra Care Warning for those using Illicit Drugs

    Due to recent overdose deaths in northwest Washington, Whatcom County health officials are strongly encouraging people who use illicit drugs to understand the risk for fatal overdoses, especially overdoses from fentanyl. More info on preventing opioid misuse
  2. First WA Case of Lung Illness Linked to Vaping

    The Washington State Department of Health and Public Health Seattle-King County have announced the first Washington State case of severe lung illness linked to vaping. Read more
  3. Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closed for All Whatcom County

    All Whatcom County beaches are closed to recreational shellfish harvest due to high biotoxin levels. Always check the Washington State Shellfish Safety map for the latest closure information. Check the map
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