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  1. We're Applying for Phase 2!

    Today is a pivotal day. Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order has expired, and Whatcom County is applying to move to Phase 2 of the Governor’s “Safe Start Washington” plan. Read more
  2. Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Update

    The charts on our website with numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and COVID-19-attributed deaths were updated for the week of Sunday, May 24 through Saturday, May 30. Learn More
  3. Whatcom County is eligible to apply for a variance to move to Phase 2

    Governor Inslee has released an updated Safe Start plan which allows for more flexibility for counties to apply for a variance. Under the updated requirements, Whatcom County is now eligible to apply for a variance to move to Phase 2. Learn More
  4. Moving Whatcom County to Phase 2

    Whatcom County is currently in Phase 1 of the Safe Start reopening plan. We can move to Phase 2 after the county meets certain health benchmarks. We are working hard to meet those goals, so we can move safely into Phase 2. Read more
  5. County Council Launches Webpage to help Citizens Comment at Virtual Public Hearings

    Members of the public can now speak to the Council during public hearings. Visit the Virtual Council Public Hearings webpage for more information on upcoming virtual public hearings and instructions on how to participate. Read on...
  6. Yes, Whatcom County is Still in Phase 1 of Reopening

    Moving to Phase 2 doesn’t happen automatically. Moving to Phase 2 happens when we meet certain public health criteria. How does Whatcom County get to Phase 2? Read on...
  7. Grieving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Grieving loss is a painful life experience made more difficult and lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
  8. Whatcom County Cloth Face Covering Directive

    Today we issued a Local Health Officer Directive that directs everyone to wear cloth face coverings while in any public indoor and outdoor locations where a person will be within 6 feet of someone who they don’t live with. Read more
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  1. COVID-19 Updates Link

    This is the page where the updates are posted by the Whatcom County Health Dept. They are updated as new information is available. Read On...
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