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  1. Take Steps to Protect Yourself When Air Quality is Unhealthy

    Air quality is currently unhealthy due to smoke, and it may stay that way for the next few days. Get the latest on air quality plus health information at the Washington Smoke Information blog at http://wasmoke.blogspot.com/. Learn more about smoke and health
  2. Biotoxin Closure Lifted, All Whatcom Beaches Open for Shellfish Harvest

    Recent shellfish samples show that Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning biotoxin levels recently dropped, and there are currently no biotoxin closures in effect for Whatcom County. Additional Info...
  3. Bypass Bats to Reduce Rabies Risk

    A bat recently submitted from Whatcom County to the state public health lab due to human exposure has tested positive for rabies, and the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is reminding people to take precautions to protect against rabies. Learn more:
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