Medical Resources in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Unity Care (Formerly Interfaith Community Health Center)

UnityCare is a not-for-profit clinic working in partnership with local area health care providers, fees are discounted on a sliding scale according to family size and income. 360-676-6177

Mt. Baker Family Medicine (Planned Parenthood)

Mt. Baker Family Medicine (MBFM) is a primary care practice that treats everyone from newborns to the elderly, whether you have insurance, are uninsured, or are covered by Medicare or Medicaid. 360-714-1149

Peace Health

Associated with St. Joseph Hospital here in Bellingham. Also contains the Health Wise knowledge base as link. Local classes. 360-592-5176

Sea Mar Community Health Center

Sea Mar Community Health Centers is a community based organization committed to providing comprehensive health and human services to our communities, specializing in the service to Hispanics. 360-671-3225

Non-Medical Resources in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Bellingham Public Library

Bellingham’s local library web site. Of interest is the link to the Whatcom Info Network. This is a current listing of resources to groups and organizations in Whatcom County.

City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation

Be sure to check out the Leisure Guide. This is a great listing of resources in the county. There are many classes on a wide range of topics.

Whatcom County Parks

Always a good resource for local activities with classes. Great kayak trips. Bonnie used to help guide trips for them. Its an excellent way to enjoy the area and meet great people.

Government Resources

Center for Disease Control

Excellent information on Travel Medicine and recommendations for immunizations. Information on the latest world health problems. Information on influenza.

National Institutes of Health

This site provides information on many health issues.

WomensHealth.Gov

This is part of the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. It includes a wide range of health information for women.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Includes Prescription, herbal, and food regulations and safety information.

Web Based Resources

Female Traveler

FemaleTraveller contains dozens of articles about coping with the special challenges that women face when they travel. Topics include: Safety, Dress, Hygiene, Discrimination, Travelling Alone, and more. While the site is written with a focus on women traveling abroad, much of the advice can also be used for trips that are closer to home.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood has very good resources and information on the latest in Family Planning. They have good tools for natural family planning methods, including instructions and charts.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Includes Prescription, herbal, and food regulations and safety information.

Web MD

This site is a good resource for many kinds of health information.