|Secure Medicine Return||https://www.whatcomcounty.us/2652/Secure-Medicine-Return Visit https://med-project.org/ to learn how you can safely dispose of old or unwanted medicine in Whatcom County. Return kiosks have been installed at convenient drop-off locations throughout Whatcom County. For a complete list of drop-off locations, visit https://med-project.org/. If you can’t get to a drop-off location, you can pick up a free mailer to return your medications. Mailers are available at most libraries in Whatcom County or by requesting one from MED-Project.||04/08/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Disposal, Meds|
|COVID-19 Community Levels by County from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention|
|02/28/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||COVID, Skagit County, Whatcom County|
|Request Free COVID Rapid-Test Kits|
This is a service from WA state that is IN ADDITION to the federal effort through USPS.
Washington State Department of Health is offering free, rapid, at-home COVID-19 test kits to residents of eligible communities.
Anyone age 2 and older can participate. Frequent testing is especially important for those with more exposure outside the home, such as kids in school or people who spend time in a group setting — whether vaccinated or not!
|01/21/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||At-home, COVID, Free, Testing, Tests|
|Whatcom County COVID-19 Information|
|01/19/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Exposure, Government, Information, News, Symptoms, Testing, Travel|
|Scheduling your COVID-19 vaccination or booster|
Everyone 5 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Vaccines.gov helps you find clinics, pharmacies, and other locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Information is available about which vaccine or booster you should get.
|01/19/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Appointment, Johnson & Johnson, Locations, Moderna, Pfizer|
|CDC: What to do if you have COVID-19|
If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, follow these steps to care for yourself and to help protect other people in your home and community. This resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers current quarantine guidelines, symptom monitoring, how to keep others safe, and when to seek emergency medical attention.
|01/19/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Breathing, Confusion, Cough, Fever, Isolation, Quarantine, Symptoms|
|TestDirectly: Drive-Through SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) PCR Testing|
Find and schedule community COVID testing near you. Testing costs are covered for individuals with symptoms or exposure to confirmed cases. Self-pay is available for Canadians and others with insurance outside the US at $180, with a 25% discount for payment at the time of service. Payment may be made with a credit card or debit card.
|01/19/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Drive in, drive through, Testing|
|ArriveCan form to Enter Canada|
Mandatory form for returning to or visiting Canada. Also has information on travel restrictions and any other requirements for crossing the border.
You must use ArriveCAN to provide mandatory travel information before and after your entry into Canada. It only takes minutes to help keep each other safe.
Who needs to use ArriveCAN
All travellers, with limited exceptions, whether entering Canada by air, land, rail or marine vessel, must use ArriveCAN unless you’re exempt from this requirement due to an accessibility need.
You’ll need to submit your information within 72 hours before your arrival to Canada.
Available for iOS, Android and web.
|01/19/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||Canada, Travel|
|COVID-19 Funeral Assistance – FEMA|
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred on or after January 20, 2020.
Call this dedicated, toll-free phone number to complete your COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application with a FEMA representative. Multilingual services are available:
Hours of Operation:
|01/18/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||COVID, Death, Money|
|Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests from US Postal Service (USPS)|
Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:
Limit of one order per residential address
|01/18/2022||Community Resources, COVID Resources||COVID, test|