Posted on: December 6, 2017

Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

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.

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Biotoxin Levels Drop - No Closures for Whatcom County

Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in southern Whatcom County. Washington State Department of Health has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish. Currently, there are no biotoxin closures in Whatcom County.

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Recreational Shellfish Closed for Bellingham Bay and S Whatcom County

Due to unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin, recreational harvest for all species of molluscan shellfish is closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County border, including all of Larrabee State Park.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

WCHD Joins EnviroStars to Launch One-Stop Green Business Program

Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) and EnviroStars announce the launch of an expanded program that brings together green business initiatives from around the region under one umbrella.

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