A bat recently submitted from Whatcom County to the state public health lab due to human exposure has tested positive for rabies, and the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is reminding people to take precautions to protect against rabies.
Please note that the usual outage ending time has been changed from approximately 3:00 pm to approximately 4:00 pm as the Whatcom County crews need a higher tide to move equipment to Lummi Island.
Vehicle and vessel licensing subagent offices, including the Licensing Division at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, will be closed Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3. All licensing offices will resume regular business hours on Tue...
From disease rates to graduation rates, the 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment, released today by the Whatcom County Health Department, provides a comprehensive look at the state of the county’s health.
Biotoxin levels have once again changed, and recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County line due to increased levels of the diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin.
All land clearing and yard debris burning must be discontinued at that time and all issued burn permits are suspended. Recreational Fires will still be allowed with landowner's permission. Recreational fires must meet certain criteria available on our web...
This project involves upgrades to stormwater conveyance systems, installation of stormwater treatment facilities, and associated utility work. The purpose of this project is to better manage flow volumes during storm events and provide treatment to stormw...
Public Works would like truck drivers to know the restrictions that apply to weight and length of trailers when traveling on the Lummi Island Ferry, particularly at tides levels under four feet.
Document recording fees will increase by $25 effective June 7, 2018.
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The Whatcom County Public Works Department is beginning the year 2018 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program. Approximately 250 miles of roads are scheduled for treatment. Lawns and yard areas may have a minimum 12” wide strip treated to aid drainage and minimiz...
A search feature added this week to the Whatcom County Health Department’s website allows users to view summaries of food inspections for the most recent five years.
The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County.
We're excited to announce the new Maple Creek Park bridge is now open to pedestrians and bicyclists. The 60 foot bridge replaces one severely damaged by a falling tree in 2015.