FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2021
Media Contacts: Jennifer Moon, Public Information Officer
Whatcom County Health Department
Airport COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Nov. 15-16 Due To Storm Damage
BELLINGHAM, WA -- The Whatcom County Health Department’s drive-through COVID-19 testing site at the Bellingham International Airport, operated through a partnership with Northwest Laboratory, is closed Monday, Nov. 15 and Tuesday, Nov. 16 due to extreme weather and damage to testing site equipment.
Other laboratory-based testing sites are still open, including Northwest Laboratory’s testing site on Meridian street. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms or exposure is encouraged to call the Health Department at 360-778-6075 for help scheduling an appointment. Other local testing providers are listed on Whatcom County’s COVID-19 testing page.
The airport testing site will also have the following holiday-related schedule changes during the next several weeks:
- Nov. 24: Closing at 11 a.m.
- Nov. 25: Closed
- Dec. 24: Closed
- Dec. 25: Closed
- Dec. 31: Closing at 11 a.m.
- Jan. 1: Closed
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