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Tempers flare at Whatcom Health Board meeting

Council members spar over appointing vaccine skeptics to board

A station for COVID-19 testing operates in Bellingham in January 2022. The Whatcom County Health Board got into a heated dispute Jan. 31 over vaccine skeptics who sought positions on the county's Public Health Advisory Board. Council member Todd Donovan stormed out of the meeting in frustration.
A station for COVID-19 testing operates in Bellingham in January 2022. The Whatcom County Health Board got into a heated dispute Jan. 31 over vaccine skeptics who sought positions on the county's Public Health Advisory Board. Council member Todd Donovan stormed out of the meeting in frustration. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Tensions erupted at a Whatcom County Council meeting Jan. 31, following a council decision to reject

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