Whatcom County COVID rates now highest among school-age kids

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Whatcom County COVID rates now highest among school-age kids
Whatcom County COVID rates now highest among school-age kids

WHATCOM COUNTY, Washington – College-age kids now have larger charges of COVID-19 than another age group in Whatcom County.

The county’s well being ministry says the 14-day fall charge for kids ages 5-17 is 5 occasions larger than the county common in some sub-areas of the county.

The Blaine and Lynden faculty districts have the very best charges of kids, whereas Bellingham and Mount Baker have the bottom.

The Division of Well being is asking households to talk to kids about staying secure at social gatherings akin to dances and sporting occasions by assembly open air, masking, distancing themselves, and getting vaccinated if vital.