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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for April 6, 2020

On April 6, 2020, the Whatcom County Health Department is reporting four (4) new cases of COVID-19 in Whatcom County and six (6) new deaths related to the illness.  This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 228 and the total number of de...

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Whatcom County COVID-19 Update for April 5, 2020

On April 5, 2020, the Whatcom County Health Department is reporting 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whatcom County and 4 new deaths related to the illness. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 224 and the total number of deaths to 13 i...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Whatcom County Public Health Officials Recommend Wearing Cloth Masks in Public

Whatcom County Public Health Officials Recommend Wearing Cloth Masks in Public

COVID-19 is spreading in our community. Some people with infection might not show symptoms and spread the virus without knowing it. Others with COVID-19 can spread the infection...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Changes to Whatcom County Senior Community Meals

In support of the Governor’s stay at home order and social distancing guidelines, the Whatcom Council on Aging is making the following changes to the congregate lunch program (senior community meals).

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay Strong Whatcom County

Whatcom County, we are so proud of you for taking Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order seriously. Because it is serious. Every time you choose to stay home, you are doing your part to protect your neighbors, friends, and family. Stayi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Whatcom County Treasurer extends tax deadline to June 1

Whatcom County Treasurer Steve Oliver signed an order today extending the first half property tax due date until June 1 for individual and commercial taxpayers that pay their property taxes themselves.  See the full order here.

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Whatcom COVID-19 Website Now Active

A single-source information and communication tool on behalf of the Whatcom County’s unified response to COVID-19 is now available online.

The WhatcomCOVID.com website is a repository of trusted sources of novel coronavirus information f...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Message to all Residents from Executive Sidhu 3/30/2020

County Executive Sidhu has issued a statement of reflection for all citizens of Whatcom County regarding our response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

03/26/20 Lummi Island COVID19 Ferry Sailing Schedule

03/26/20 FERRY Modified Schedule Effective during the COVID19 Pandemic

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Lummi Island Ferry Fare Collection Update as of 3/26/20

Following Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25 imposing a Shelter-in-Place Order and in an effort to minimize risk and maximum response to COVID19, we are implementing the following changes to the Lummi Island Ferry’s operations.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

County Parks is Making Operational Changes in Parks/Facilities Access

In response to Governor Inslee’s mandate, County Parks and Recreation are making operational changes until further notice or otherwise stated.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Local Governments Across Whatcom County Are United in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Whatcom County and every local jurisdiction within it are focusing our combined resources on addressing the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Treasurer's Office Waives E-CHECK Property Tax Online Transaction Fees

Whatcom County Treasurer, Steven Oliver, announced today that effective immediately Whatcom County taxpayers can pay their taxes online with an electronic check with no additional transaction fees. Credit card payments continue as usual.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Pilot Project -- Do It Yourself Mitigation Plan

Whatcom County has developed a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) Single Family Residential mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical ar...

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