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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Check Shellfish Safety Before You Dig! Some Whatcom Beaches Closed

Marine biotoxin levels have increased again in some Whatcom County waters, and recreational shellfish harvest has been closed in Birch Bay, Portage Bay, and other areas. Check the Washington State Shellfish Safety map for the latest closure information.

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Northern Whatcom County Beaches Closed to Recreational Shellfish Harvest

Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in Whatcom County. Most Whatcom County beaches are closed to recreational shellfish harvesting.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

New Measles Cases in Washington State

Check your immunization status to make sure your family is up-to-date on your measles (MMR) vaccinations.

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