FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2021
Media Contact: Jennifer Moon, Public Information Officer
Phone: (360) 820-6054
E-mail address: Health-PIO@co.whatcom.wa.us
COVID-19 Testing Site at Airport Closed for Heat and Smoke
BELLINGHAM, WA -- The Whatcom County Health Department’s COVID-19 testing site at the Bellingham International Airport operated by Northwest Laboratory has closed for the day due to high temperatures and poor air quality. Northwest Laboratory will reevaluate whether or not to reopen testing tomorrow morning.
The Whatcom County Health Department asks anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to isolate at home.
Testing services are still available from other community providers. For a complete list of local COVID-19 testing providers, go to WhatcomCounty.US/CovidTesting.
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