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  1. North County Beaches Now Closed to Shellfish Harvesting; All Whatcom Now Under Biotoxin Closures

    Unsafe levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have closed recreational harvest on north county beaches. PSP has already closed south Whatcom beaches. This means the entire county is now under a recreational shellfish harvesting closure. Read on...
  2. Four More Monkeypox Virus Vaccine Clinics Announced, Online Registration Required

    We are hosting free Monkeypox Virus vaccine clinics every Tuesday for the next four weeks. Online registration is required. Read on...
  3. Children’s Health Month is a Great Time to Schedule Kids’ Routine Immunizations, Dental Visits

    October is National Children’s Health Month, and today we celebrate ways to keep kids healthy. We know some children missed out on well-child visits in the last two years during the coronavirus pandemic, but babies and kids can’t wait any longer! Read on...
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