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Posted on: January 22, 2020

New Hours at Willow Creek Office

Hello, and welcome to my new communications channel! Our county website is a great place to go for information on what the county is up to, and on my web page you can find out more about the 5th District and sign up to get notified whenever I sha...

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Additional Info... 5th District Supervisor

 
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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Website Accessibility Policy

This is our annual distribution of Humboldt County’s  Website Accessibility Policy.  Below is a list of related documents/pages:

Website Accessibility Policy

Web Standards and Style Guide

Website Questions/Comments Form

VPAT Inform...

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ADA Compliance Accessibility

 
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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Humboldt County Airport to hold live emergency drill next week

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The Humboldt County-Department of Aviation will be holding live-fire training at the California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport (ACV) on Monday, August 17 at 7:00 AM until Tuesday, August 18 at 4:30 PM.  The li...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Small businesses eligible for up to $12,500 of local COVID-19 relief funding

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors recently authorized a $3.289 million relief program for local small businesses that are affected by COVID-19 and have had their reopening plans approved by the county, and funding is now available. Small businesses...

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Business Resources Web Page with SBRR Application County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Deadline extended for input on Humboldt County Draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Update

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With the purpose of promoting safety between public use airports and the communities that surround them, Humboldt County is looking for feedback on the newly created draft 2020 Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP). To allow more time for the public...

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County Administrative Office

 
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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Aug. 12, 2020 - Small businesses eligible for up to $12,500 of local COVID-19 relief funding

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors recently authorized a $3.289 million relief program for local small businesses that are affected by COVID-19 and have had their reopening plans approved by the county, and funding is now available. Small businesses...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020 - Supervisors approve $3.2 million in CARES Act funding for local businesses

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved an allocation of CARES Act funding for the Small Business Restart & Recovery Grant Program. This program will provide direct aid to small and locally owned and operated businesses impacted by COVID-19....

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COVID-19 Business Resources
Posted on: July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020 - Ag Officials Encourage Safe Industry Practices to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 7pm

County and state officials are encouraging agriculture and livestock business owners to adjust workplace protocol and behavior to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Humboldt County Agricultural Commissioner Jeffrey Dolf said Cal/OSHA and the California Depart...

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JUL22 Ag Guidance (PDF) COVID-19 Business Resources

 
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Posted on: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 3

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results
Posted on: August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 6

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results
Posted on: August 11, 2020

August 11, 2020

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 7

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results

 
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Posted on: August 10, 2020

August 10, 2020 - State Guidance on Youth Sports Released, JIC Seeking More Details

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The Office of the California Governor and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released guidance on youth sports, but left key questions unanswered. The Humboldt County Joint Information Center (JIC) is working with the state to clarify ...

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AUG10 Youth Sports (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020 - Employee and Customer Safety at Center of County Reopening Plans

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) continues to work closely with businesses to safely reopen. Nearly 2,500 businesses have been certified to date.

Former County Administrative Officer Loretta Sands, who came out of retirement to help wi...

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AUG06 Business Reopening Plans (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020 - Local COVID-19 Testing Capacity to Nearly Triple

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 7pm

The Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory (PHL) will nearly triple its capacity to conduct testing for COVID-19 thanks to a new piece of equipment paid for with state and federal grant funding.

The Kingfisher Flex by ThermoFisher Scientific automates th...

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JUL28 Tripling Test Capacity (PDF) COVID-19 Related News

 
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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Rental, mortgage relief available to qualifying individuals

Money to pay for missed rent or mortgage is available to qualifying county residents who have fallen behind on their house payments because of COVID-19 pandemic-related income loss.

The Humboldt County Eviction Prevention Program is available to income-qua...

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Department of Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Helping Humboldt Works on Project to Help Staff Return to Work Safely

After months on hold, Helping Humboldt participants started back up in July and are helping build partitions to minimize employees’ exposure to each other in the workplace. 

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS...

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Helping Humboldt partition project (PDF) Department of Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 30, 2020

MHSA Annual Update and Three-Year Plan Open for Public Comment

Community residents are invited to review and comment on Humboldt County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update 2019-2020 and Three-Year Plan 2020-2023.

In 2004, California voters approved Proposition 63, or MHSA, which placed a 1 perc...

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MHSA Annual Update and Three-Year Plan (PDF) Department of Health & Human Services

 
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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Aubrey Court Ruling

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

NEWS RELEASE

July 28, 2020

Today, Judge Christopher Wilson concluded Antone Richard Aubrey IV, age 33, had committed second-degree murder, but found him not guilty by reason of insanity.

Mr. ...

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District Attorney
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Update - Nathan LaCount Arrested

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

NEWS RELEASE

July 16, 2020

On July 16, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Nathan LaCount was arrested by Eureka Police Officers at the Clarion Motel in Eureka.  LaCount was booked int...

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District Attorney
Posted on: July 15, 2020

DA's Office Seeks Assistance in Locating Nathan LaCount

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

NEWS RELEASE

July 15, 2020

The District Attorney’s Office seeks assistance from the community with the apprehension of Nathan Michael LaCount (age 40), who has outstanding &ldq...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

How to Vote for President for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

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HOW TO VOTE FOR PRESIDENT

Registered to vote as No Party Preference*?

As a voter registered with No Party Preference, if you want to vote for U.S. President you must request a primary election ballot with presidential candidates from one of the following pa...

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March 3rd election information Elections News and Results
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Poll Workers Needed for March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

The Humboldt County Office of Elections is looking for poll workers for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election.

Eligible Poll Workers must be a: (1) registered voter, (2) legal permanent resident, or (3) high school student age 16 or older with a 2.5 ...

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Additional Info... Elections News and Results

 
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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Fire-adapted Landscapes & Safe Homes Landowner Cost-Share Program to Reignite this Fall

In March of 2020, CAL FIRE announced an award of funding to the County of Humboldt on behalf of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) to reignite the Fire Adapted Landscapes and Safe Homes Program (FLASH). Program kick-off is expected in fall 2020...

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Additional Info... Humboldt County Fire Safe Council

 
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Posted on: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 - Three New Cases Reported Today

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Humboldt County’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 302, after three additional cases were reported today.

Today’s alert level stands at three or level orange. Visit humboldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county&...

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AUG13 Case Count (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 - Six New Cases Reported Today

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Six additional cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing to 299 the total number of Humboldt County residents who have contracted the virus.

Of the 299 confirmed cases, 161 were contracted through contact with a known case, 70 were acquired through t...

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AUG12 Case Count (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 11, 2020

August 11, 2020 - Seven Additional Cases Reported Today

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Humboldt County’s total number of residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 now stands at 293, after seven new cases were reported today.

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich reminds the community that a stocked emergency ki...

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AUG11 Case Count (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert

 
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Posted on: April 22, 2020

April 21, 2020 - California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $30 Million in Grant Funding

"The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, announced $30 million in grant funding through the Cannabis Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions."

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

County To Perform Air Quality And Soil Testing

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Engineers and Geologists will be performing air quality and soil testing in Downtown Eureka on Friday and Saturday around the Humboldt County Courthouse and Jail. The pictured canister will be placed in the gravel parking lot along the east side of the ja...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2018

The More You Know: Humboldt County has a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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2018 has been a devastating wildfire year. With neighboring communities suffering such catastrophic losses, one cannot help but wonder if this could happen here in Humboldt County. The answer is yes, it can.      In 2002, after ...

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Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Public Works

 
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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Traffic Accident

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Near post mile marker 37.00 on Kneeland Road, nearest cross street being Freshwater Road, there has been a traffic accident involving a logging truck. This section of the road has been closed and a detour has been posted to take Greenwood Heights Drive. T...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Upcoming Construction.

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be constructing retaining walls and replacing culverts on Mattole Road (Bull Creek) between post mile 4.40 and 11.05.

Traffic control systems will be in place to convey single-lane traffic through the con...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Upcoming Construction Expect Delays.

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Public Works Roads Division will be replacing another culvert on Kneeland Road from post mile marker 28.00 to 20.00. Expect 2 hour delays. 

Signs will be posted. 

Thank you for your patience during this time. 

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Road Conditions Updates

 
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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Over 32K cannabis plants eradicated during three-day operation

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From August 10-12, 2020, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served 10 search warrants to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Blake Mountain area of Eastern Humboldt County. The of Cali...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 10, 2020

McKinleyville shooter taken into custody peacefully

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--- UPDATE 8/11/2020 at 8:30 a.m. ---

Ryan Gordon Shaw, 39, of McKinleyville, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of shooting at an inhabited dwelling (PC 246), felony vandalism (PC 594(b)(1)) and two misdemeanor warrants f...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 10, 2020

One arrested following multi-agency pursuit

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An Arcata woman is in custody following a multi-agency vehicle pursuit early Sunday morning.

On August 9, 2020, at about 12:07 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department (EPD) attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle near 14th and J Streets in Eureka du...

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