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  1. New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Now Available

    We’ve partnered with the Washington State Department of Health to roll out a new, interactive Whatcom County COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Check out our new dashboard and learn all the things you never knew you wanted to know about public health data. Learn more
  2. Whatcom County Submits Phase 2 Application

    Today, with approval from the Whatcom County Health Board, we submitted our application to move to Phase 2 of Safe Start Washington to the Secretary of Health. Read on...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. Masks and Social Distancing Mandatory at County Courthouse

    Presiding Superior Court Judge Garrett has issued an administrative order on public health measures, including face masks and social distancing, to protect the safety and security of all people in the County Courthouse effective Monday May 11, 2020. Read more...
  7. Becoming a Parent during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Adjusting to parenthood is challenging in the best of times, let alone during a global pandemic. Because of COVID-19, new parents may need to find new ways to get help from family, friends, and community support. Read on...
  8. Washington's Phased Approach & More Access to Outdoor Recreation

    On Tuesday, May 5th, state lands are set to reopen as part of Washington's phased approach to reopen businesses and outdoor recreation. Phase 1 begins on May 5th. 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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