Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Data for Whatcom County

Visit our COVID-19 Data page for the latest Whatcom County data.

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  1. Emergency Preparedness

    Wildfires, hurricanes and earthquakes don’t care that we’re in the middle of a pandemic. Give yourself some peace of mind, and make sure you’re prepared for emergencies. Learn more
  2. Protect Yourself from Flu During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    COVID-19 infection is a top concern for most of us, but flu season is fast approaching. Given the current pandemic, it’s more important than ever to get a flu shot and continue everyday healthy habits that help stop the spread of germs. Learn more
  3. Small actions add up

    We’ve seen encouraging changes in the rates of COVID-19 in Whatcom County, showing that the actions we’ve taken to slow the spread are helping. Each small action we take adds up to keep ourselves and our communities safer. Read on
  4. Back to school readiness includes being up-to-date on shots

    Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some children may have missed appointments to get immunizations. With the school year back in session, it's a good time to get caught up and protect your child from preventable diseases. Read on
  5. COVID-19 and Chronic Stress

    After six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us may be experiencing chronic stress. Chronic stress can cause physical and mental problems, and can lower your immune system. Learn more
  6. We’ve Changed How We’re Reporting COVID-19 Race and Ethnicity Data

    We’ve updated our method for reporting the percentage of confirmed COVID-19 cases by race and ethnicity. The changes increase consistency, improve clarity of reported data, and are more reflective of how individuals may racially self-identify. Learn more
  7. How to Have a Safe Learning Pod

    Many schools in Whatcom County are beginning the school year with distance learning, and some families are considering forming homeschool learning pods with other families. We have some tips for how to do this safely. Learn more
  8. Staying Connected When We Have to Stay Apart

    Because older adults have a higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19, it’s important to limit close contact with people outside their household. Staying connected may take some creative thinking in our new COVID-19 world but it’s worth the effort. Learn more
  9. The Importance of Contact Tracing

    We use a variety of tools to help slow the spread of COVID-19, including mask wearing, maintaining physical distance and washing our hands. Another tool we use is contact tracing which helps us “box the virus in”, so it doesn’t continue to spread. Learn more
  10. Mobile Testing Open in Bellingham Monday, August 17

    The Bellingham location of our new mobile COVID-19 testing program will open to the public on Monday, August 17 at 211 East Champion Street. Tests will be available by appointment only. Read on
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