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Posted on: February 16, 2019

Warming Shelter for Men Open at 322 N. Commercial St.

Whatcom County has opened a Men’s Warming shelter at 322 N Commercial St. Across from the Library and City Hall. It is a warming shelter with hot beverages but there is no bedding. The Lighthouse Mission has room as well, plus the Fountain Churc...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Whatcom County Government Offices Closed Monday Feb 18

Whatcom County Government Offices will be closed on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Update on Sheltering the Homeless as of Feb 14, 2019

The Executive's Office has been coordinating with the Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management, Whatcom County Health Department, and EMS administration on acting upon the Council resolution from last Tuesday.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Update on Cold Weather Shelter Capacity - 2/14/19

We’re working closely with partners to connect those in our community who are unsheltered to shelter facilities during this cold weather period. There is currently still capacity at Lighthouse Mission Drop-In Center and additional space for women at the F...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

E. Smith/Hannegan Geotechnical Work on Thursday 2/21/19

Thursday, February 21, 2019, some geotechnical exploration (borings) work will require a partial closure of the intersection from approximately 8 AM to 4 PM. Public Works recommends using alternate routes.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Meeting February 20

The Whatcom County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m. in Conference Room 514, located on the 5th floor of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA. The public is welcome to atte...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Measles - Prevention and FAQs

With dozens of cases of measles confirmed in Washington State, we are reminding individuals about the importance of making sure you are up to date on the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella vaccine). 

Most people have immunity to measles because ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Community Health Reports Spotlight Whatcom County

Executive Summary of 2018 Community Health Snapshots, Whatcom County

After completing the 2018 Community Health Assessment (CHA) for Whatcom County, Whatcom County Heatlh Department began to further explore how health is experienced across Whatcom County. To this end, we reviewed public health data for geographic ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

New Legislative Information Center Online is Now Live

The first meeting of 2019 is January 15, but now might be a good time to look over the User Guide and to familiarize yourself with the new web page. You can set up custom alerts so that you can be notified when an agenda is published, or when a certain to...

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