COVID Community Information

​Whatcom Unified Command

Agencies within Whatcom County are working together in a community effort to respond to COVID-19. The Whatcom Unified Command website is a landing page for Whatcom County resources related to the COVID-19. It is maintained by agencies involved in Whatcom Unified Command: City of Bellingham, Whatcom County, and the Whatcom County Health Department.

As our community response grows, this site will be updated with resources and the latest information. Residents and businesses can also subscribe to updates to receive emails as new information is posted.

Whatcom County Health Department

The Whatcom County Health Department is the lead agency for the local response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Please visit their website for local testing and case information, recommendations for Whatcom County residents, guidance documents for businesses and community organizations, news, and more (including fact sheets in​ Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Vietnamese).

For the most up-to-date WCHD press releases, click here:

Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health has ​​​​set up a call center to answer questions.  Anyone who has questions about what is happening with coronavirus in Washington State, how it is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms should call the hotline at 1 (800) 525-0127 and press #.

Centers for Disease Control

National information about the COVID-19 outbreak can be found at

Gov. Jay Inslee Proclamations ​

The Governor's proclamations page can be found here. ​​For the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" proclamation, click here:  COVID-19:  Stay Home, Stay Healthy​​.  For news about the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order extension through May 4, click here: Stay Home, Stay Healthy order extension​.​