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  1. Hospital Capacity Very Low; Stores Seeing Shortages of Kids’ Fever Meds

    Message update on increase in respiratory sickness affecting kids. Hospital capacity has only gotten worse since then, and now we are also hearing about shortages of several prescription and over-the-counter drugs for children. Learn more
  2. Wild Birds Found Dead at Wiser Lake; avoid Handling Sick or Dead Birds

    Whatcom County Health Department and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) ask the public to avoid contact with sick and dead birds to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), also called bird flu. Learn more
  3. Backyard Poultry Sickens Three, One Hospitalized in Salmonella Exposure

    Two Whatcom County residents have been sickened by Salmonella from backyard poultry and a third Whatcom County case is suspected. One of these individuals was hospitalized but has since been released. Learn more
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  1. Whatcom County Health 

    Phone: 360-778-6000
    Fax: 360-778-6001
    509 Girard Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Monday -Friday, 8:30am -12:30pm
    Closed legal holidays

    For after hours emergencies, call 360-778-6100 then press 2 to be connected to the answering service of the manager on-call.

    Whatcom County Health Directory