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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Cleaning Up After a Flood

Visit the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) website for information about how to reenter and clean up your home after a flood. Get information about:

  • Preventing mold growth.
  • Safety gear.
  • Disinfecting toys or other objects that could be conta...
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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Novel Coronavirus

There are currently no cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in Whatcom County. We've got resources to help you learn more about it and how we're responding locally.

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Bellingham Bay and Chuckanut Bay Closed to Shellfish Harvest

Bellingham Bay and Chuckanut Bay have been closed to recreational shellfish harvest due to high levels of biotoxins.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Investigating Confirmed Case of Hepatitis A

Whatcom County Health Department has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an adult resident of Whatcom County. The individual, who also reported risk factors for hepatitis A, was hospitalized and later released.

The source of the infection is not known, and ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

WCHD Veterans Program Grows to Meet Local Veterans’ Needs

Since its inception in 2011, the Whatcom County Health Department’s (WCHD) Veterans Program has continued to adapt and expand to meet the needs of veterans in Whatcom County, most recently with the addition of two accredited Veterans Service Off...

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