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  1. Bellingham Bay, Portage Bay, and South Whatcom Closed to Shellfish Harvest

    BELLINGHAM—Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) biotoxin levels have recently increased in Bellingham Bay and now exceed the limit for safe harvest. Additional Info...
  2. Birch Bay Opens to Recreational Shellfish Harvest

    Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in Birch Bay. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for Birch Bay. Molluscan shellfish include Additional Info...
  3. County Health Rankings Provide Catalyst for Community Action

    BELLINGHAM—On March 16, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released county health rankings for Whatcom and all other counties in the United States. Additional Info...
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