"We will just have to have another grand opening celebration after the closure."
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Unsafe levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin have been detected.
The biotoxin can be deadly warns the Health Department.
Biotoxins in samples from Lummi Bay and Birch Bay have recently dropped enough to reopen the beaches.
Biotoxin is now at potentially lethal levels in Bellingham Bay.
Over 5,800 homeowners have been trained to do their own septic system inspections since 2009.
Today's announcement closes all Whatcom County beaches.
People who get within 3 feet of an infected person for more than one hour could come down with symptoms.
Letters have been sent to families at the two schools advising them of the symptoms.