Last updated: June 30, 2021 at 12:57 p.m.
This is the latest guidance for individuals, families, and households to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Whatcom County.
As of May 13, the CDC advised that fully vaccinated individuals do not have to mask or socially distance, indoors or outdoors, for any gathering size. You’re not considered fully vaccinated until 2 weeks after the final dose in your vaccine series.
The mask mandate is still in effect and unvaccinated people still need to wear masks in most indoor locations outside the home. See our masking page for more details.
Effective June 30, businesses, recreation sites, and venues will be open at full capacity (but they must meet workplace safety requirements).The one exception is large indoor events hosting 10,000 or more people. Those will be open at 75% capacity.
See our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on what to do if you are sick with COVID-19 or think you may have been exposed to the virus.
The best way to prevent you or others from being infected with COVID-19 is to get vaccinated. All COVID-19 vaccines currently in use are highly effective at preventing both infection and spread of the virus.
Personal prevention habits continue to be effective for preventing COVID-19 infection. These are important action steps everyone should take to protect their health:
Many of us have been impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you, or someone you know, are in need of financial assistance, programs and resources are available.
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