Public Health

For information about COVID-19, please email covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us, phone the Community Information Line at 707-441-5000 or visit Humboldt Health Alert at humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert.

Modified Services:

Public Health is serving community members including patients by phone whenever possible. Please call before making a visit to a Public Health office. Non-essential services such as community trainings are on hold.

  • WIC: 707-445-6255
  • Public Health Clinic: 707-445-6201
  • Public Health Lab: 707-445-6201
  • Public Health Nursing is supporting clients by phone when possible
  • Environmental Health: 707-445-6215
  • The Vital Statistics office is open by appointment only, please call 707-445-6201. There is a possibility of delay in issuing birth/death certificates.
For all other Public Health programs related to COVID-19, click the links below for contact information.

For non-COVID-19 Public Health programs, call 707-445-6200.

Notice of Temporary Accommodation


The following Public Health facilities are not currently in complete compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, also known as ADA.
   • 317 2nd St., Eureka
   • 1108 Main St., Fortuna
   • 77 Walnut Way, Willow Creek
Humboldt County is committed to serving all residents regardless of ability. If you would like assistance to enter or use this facility during business hours, please make your request in person, by calling 707-445-6200 or via email to the ADA Coordinator at ADA@co.humboldt.ca.us.

Public Health Services


Public Health is engaged in a broad range of activities designed to promote good health:
  • We provide clinical and preventive services and work with local health care providers and other community partners to connect people with the resources they need.
  • We educate, advise, coach, and guide people toward healthier lives for themselves and their families.
  • We inspect, test, monitor, inform, and enforce regulations that help keep you safe and well.
  • We work with community design professionals to make our neighborhoods more health-promoting.
  • We plan and prepare for emergency situations.
  • We keep vital records of changes in our population and analyze health data.

Public Health is here for everyone, from individuals and families to the community as a whole. If you would like to speak with our staff, please contact us.