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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Mask guidance in Whatcom County

After the June 30 reopening and reaching the 70% vaccination milestone in Whatcom County, it felt like we were home free and that the pandemic was over. Unfortunately, the coronavirus didn’t get the message. As the highly contagious Delta varian...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Vaccine Town Hall for Businesses

WCHD and Safer Stronger Together Town Hall

Have you been wondering about how the COVID-19 vaccine might impact your staff and your workplace? Please bring your questions and join us for a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 12:00-12:45 to learn more abo...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Vaccine Update for Businesses 2.5.2021

During the week of February 1, providers in Whatcom County are due to receive 700 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine. To date, providers in Whatcom County have received a total of 14,550 vaccine doses. 

See the graphic below for more vaccine data for...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Vaccine Update for Businesses 1.29.21

The new B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the “UK variant,” has been reported in Snohomish and Pierce counties. While this is cause for concern, it is not cause for alarm. 

Here’s what we know so fa...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Vaccine Update for Businesses 1.22.21

This week, Washington State Department of Health announced that individuals in Phase 1B Tier 1 are now eligible to be vaccinated. This opens up vaccinations to people 65 and older, and people who are 50 and older who live in multigenerat...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Businesses 1.15.2021

In the past week, Whatcom County has seen an alarming and sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. In the first 10 days of January, there were as many positive cases as there were for the entire month of December, which itself was a record-high...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Vaccine Update for Businesses 1.8.2021

Right now, we are in Phase 1a of the state’s vaccine allocation plan, with a focus on the highest risk individuals such as frontline healthcare workers and residents and staff of long-term care facilities. There is cur...

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Health - Vaccine Updates for Businesses
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Whatcom County Seeks Input on Public Participation Process

Take Survey

Whatcom County is inviting residents to share information about their experience participating in local decision-making. A short online survey has been posted to gather the feedback (click here for link). The survey is part of a larger effort to review th...

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