Health & COVID-19 Resources

Health & COVID-19 Resources
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North Sound ACH Care Coordination Referral

North Sound ACH Care Coordination Referral Form:
Address: 1204 Railroad Ave., Suite 200 Bellingham WA 98225
Phone: (360) 543-8858

North Sound ACH currently works with clinical and community organizations across five counties – Island, San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom. We partner across the state with other ACH regions, working to make Washington a place working to make the state a welcoming place for all.

Care Coordination Agencies:

Call, email, or use submission form to indicate areas of need and North Sound ACH staff will connect you to the appropriate resource(s). Examples of resources include:
1. Distributing food kits, care kits
2. Providing hotel vouchers
3. Connecting to navigators in multiple languages throughout the North Sound

09/07/2022Community Resources, Emergency & Disaster Resources, Financial Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, Housing Resources, Weather & Flood Resources, ,
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:
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline

844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time

06/17/2022Community Resources, Financial Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, ,
DSHS Emergency Programs Application for Benefits

Download Application in 12 languages
Emergency Programs Offered include: Medical Programs, Emergency Food Assistance, Emergency Cash Assistance

06/17/2022Community Resources, Emergency & Disaster Resources, Food Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, Housing Resources, Legal Resources, Weather & Flood Resources, , , , ,
Washington Connection: Your Link to Services

Benefits and Programs you can apply for:

06/17/2022Community Resources, Education Resources, Emergency & Disaster Resources, Employment Resources, Financial Resources, Food Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, Housing Resources, Legal Resources, Weather & Flood Resources, , , , , ,
Secure Medicine Return
Visit 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

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.

04/08/2022Community Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources,
COVID-19 Community Levels by County from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
CDC tool to know your COVID-19 Community Level.

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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!

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Whatcom County COVID-19 Information
Provides news and information on Covid-19 Data, Vaccines, Testing, Exposure, and Health Care Providers.
Offers information and scheduling options for individuals with exposure/symptoms or in need or testing for travel.
Regularly updated list of pop-up vaccine clinics for all ages along with a list of regular providers of COVID vaccines.

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Scheduling your COVID-19 vaccination or booster


Everyone 5 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot. 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.

01/19/2022Community Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, , , ,
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.

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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.

01/19/2022Community Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources, ,
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.
The mobile app is free and is available in English, French and Spanish (displayed in the language of your device).

01/19/2022Community Resources, Health & COVID 19 Resources,
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 Here’s what you need to know about your order:

Limit of one order per residential address
One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
Orders will ship free starting in late January

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