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  1. September 28 Service Outage Planned for Lummi Island Ferry

    The Whatcom Chief will be out of service from 10:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28 for inspection and maintenance of the ferry terminal facilities at both Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point. Read on...
  2. Variant-specific COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Available in Whatcom County

    Anyone 12 and older can now get the new Moderna and Pfizer booster shot that helps to protect against the COVID-19 Omicron variants. These new booster shots are coming to local pharmacies soon and will be offered at our pop-up clinic, Friday, Sept. 9. Learn more
  3. Seasonal Closure Notice for Lake Samish, Whatcom and Padden Watersheds

    Due to the seasonal watershed closure from Oct 1 through May 31, WCC 20.51.410(3) and WCC 20.80.735(2) prohibit the issuance of permits within two weeks prior to October 1st. Watershed development permits will not be issued from Sept 17 - Sept 30, 2022. Read on...
  4. Changes Coming to Whatcom County's COVID-19 Data Dashboard

    We will soon make changes to the COVID-19 data dashboard on our website. A lot has changed since the pandemic started more than two years ago, and we're making these changes to better reflect where we are now in the pandemic. Read on...
  5. Flood Response Update

    Are you curious about what’s been happening in response to the November 2021 floods and what’s being done to prepare for future floods? Read on...
  6. North Whatcom County Beaches Reopened for Shellfish Harvesting

    Recreational shellfish harvesting has reopened for areas from Sandy Point north, including Point Roberts. Areas south of Sandy Point remain at toxic levels and harvesting is still closed. Learn More
  7. County Accepting Lodging Tax Tourism Grant Applications

    Whatcom County is accepting applications for tourism promotion grants to promote eligible tourism and cultural activities during 2023. Grants are awarded through a competitive process. The deadline is August 25 at 4:30 p.m. Additional Info...
  8. Whatcom County Health Department Launches New Response Division

    On Friday, April 1st, the Whatcom County Health Department officially launched its Response Systems Division, a new division focused on serving people in mental or behavioral health crises and building infrastructure to provide coordinated services. Learn more
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  1. Flood Response Information

    Here is where the information is posted for road conditions, community resources and all updates on the flood response. Read On...
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