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March 18, 2020 11:39 AM

Whatcom County COVID-19 Response - Limited Access to County Offices

Whatcom County government is committed to caring for the health and well-being of our employees, customers, and our communities and to reducing the threat of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Since Wednesday, March 18th, most public service front counters have been closed. We have updated this information as of June 12.

Assessor, 30 min. appointments 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon-Fri; otherwise contact via online, email, phone
Auditor, By appointment 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday; otherwise contact via online, email, phone
Council Clerk’s Office, Closed contact via online, email, phone
District Court, Clerk's Office Open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
District Court Probation, Open 7:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday
Executive’s Office, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Facilities, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Finance, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Health Department, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Human Resources, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Juvenile Court, open 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Law Library, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Parks, Closed Office at 3373 Mt. Baker Hwy., Contact via online, email, phone
Planning and Development Services, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Public Defender’s Office, Closed to the public but staffed Monday - Friday 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. for phone and email contact; and by appointment
Public Works in the Civic Building, Closed contact via online, email, phone
Sheriff's Office, Closed -contact via online, email, phone (or 9-1-1)
Superior Court, Clerk's Office is open 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Treasurer’s Office, Limited appointments 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mon-Fri for some services; otherwise contact via online, email, phone

Staff will still be working in their offices and be accessible by phone and email generally between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30 Monday through Friday.

Many County offices can provide essential services through web services, email, and telephone without the need for citizens to have to come to our offices. As we transition to this type of access for County services, please plan and prepare accordingly if you were anticipating a visit to County Offices in the near future. We will be posting our public service hours and contact information on office doors and county department websites. Some offices will be available by appointment only. Those offices will provide public notice of these kind of changes.

We recognize this is a challenging time for all, and we remain deeply committed to the safety of our customers, teams, and communities. We will continue to communicate any service adjustments to you, monitor developments, keep our electronic messaging as current as possible and do our part, along with you, to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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