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  1. Biotoxin Levels Rise - Shellfish Harvest Closures Expand in Northern Whatcom County

    The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed recreational harvest for all species of molluscan shellfish on beaches from Sandy Point north to the Canadian border including Point Roberts. Additional Info...
  2. Biotoxin Causes Shellfish Harvest Closure for North Whatcom County Beaches

    Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in Drayton Harbor. Beaches from Birch Point north to the Canadian border are closed to recreational harvest for shellfish. Additional Info...
  3. Patients Concerned About Chickenpox Urged to Call Healthcare Provider First

    The Whatcom County Health Department is urging members of the public who are experiencing symptoms of chickenpox to call ahead before visiting their healthcare provider, walk-in clinic, or the emergency room to help prevent further spread of the disease. Additional Info...
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