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  1. Avian Influenza detected in Whatcom County backyard flock; Prevention important for domestic birds

    Whatcom County has its first confirmed case of avian influenza in a backyard flock this year. BIrd owners should prevent contact between their animals and wild birds. People should not touch sick or infected birds - wild or domestic. Find out more.
  2. Food System Committee Seeks Community Input on Priorities and Goals

    Community members are invited to participate in an online survey to gather input on Whatcom County’s food system and proposed goals for a revised food plan. Learn more and get the survey link. Read on...
  3. Whatcom moves from low to medium on CDC's COVID-19 tracker: Get tips on how to stay healthy

    The CDC has moved Whatcom County from low to medium on its COVID-19 Community Tracker. Here are some important steps you and your family can take to stay healthy, protect our most vulnerable, and slow the spread of COVID-19 in Whatcom County. Read on...
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