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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

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

California Dept of Cannabis Control launches consolidated resource list for license holders

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As California’s legal cannabis market grows, DCC knows that for existing, new and potential cannabis license holders, complying with the regulations that protect and support the legal market can be complex. That is why DCC is committed to provid...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Restricted Area Access Pass Program Launches for Commercial Agriculture Producers in Disaster Zones

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As worsening drought conditions continue to place Humboldt County at risk of a wildfire disaster, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) is launching a new program which will allow commercial agriculture producers to attend to th...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Humboldt County Applauds Cultivation Tax Reduction in Governor’s May Revise

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Humboldt County Applauds Cultivation Tax Reduction in Governor’s May Revise

The County of Humboldt applauds the strong and sustained efforts of Governor Newsom, Senator Mike McGuire and Assemblymember Jim Wood to bring much-needed relief to small...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Board Approves $4.8 Million ARPA-Funded Child Care Grant & Loan Program

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To Help Families Ensure Access to Child Care, Board Approves $4.8 Million ARPA-Funded Grant and Loan Program 

Humboldt County’s local child care system was devastated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in order to help stabilize the syste...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Humboldt County Releases Draft McKay Community Forest Stewardship Plan

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Humboldt County Releases Draft McKay Community Forest Stewardship Plan

The County of Humboldt has released the draft McKay Community Forest Stewardship Plan for public review and comment. The Forest Stewardship Plan is the county’s guidance docum...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Avelo Airlines to Discontinue Direct Service to Las Vegas

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Avelo Airlines to Discontinue Direct Service from the California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport to Las Vegas

Avelo Airlines informed Humboldt County officials today, that they will discontinue service between the California Redwood Coast-Hu...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Huffman, Padilla Secure $5.2 Million in Federal Funding for Humboldt County Projects

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Huffman, Padilla Secure $5.2 Million in Direct Federal Funding for Hammond Trail Bridge, Economic Development Response to COVID

Thanks to successful advocacy efforts from Senator Alex Padilla and Congressman Jared Huffman, two important projects in Humbold...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, April 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Are you interested in building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in an unincorporated area of the county? Attend a virtual workshop to learn more about the resources and tools available through the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department aimed to ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approve Formation of Samoa Peninsula Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District

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Board of Supervisors Approve Formation of Samoa Peninsula Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District

 With the goal of creating new jobs and economic growth, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors recently adopted a resolution establishing the E...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Serve Your Community, Earn Extra Money as an Election Worker for the 2022 Primary Election

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Serve Your Community, Earn Extra Money as an Election Worker for the 2022 California Statewide Primary Election

Election workers are needed as the Humboldt County Office of Elections is gearing up for the quickly approaching California Statewide Primary El...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Opportunities to Discuss Proposal to Improve Accessibility at Clam Beach County Park

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The County of Humboldt is proposing to install a 5-foot-wide polyester mat along the beach access corridor at the northern parking lot of Clam Beach County Park to enable individuals with mobility disabilities to travel to the edge of the beach. Two publi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Humboldt County Acquires Easement at Brainard Mill Site for 1 Mile of the Humboldt Bay Trail

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The County of Humboldt has acquired an easement from California Redwood Company, a subsidiary of Green Diamond Resource Company, to develop approximately 1 mile of the Humboldt Bay Trail on the levee surrounding the Brainard mill site. The easement provid...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Humboldt Bay Trail

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The Humboldt Bay Trail is a network of paved paths connecting the communities around Humboldt Bay. Efforts are actively underway to complete a continuous 14-mile, non-motorized trail from central Arcata to the southern end of Eureka.

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Climate Action Plan

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The County is coordinating with other local agencies to develop a regional Climate Action Plan (CAP) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throughout Humboldt County.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

2021-22 County Budget Adopted

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The 2021-22 Adopted Budget is now available for review

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Project Trellis

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The County of Humboldt Cannabis Business Micro-grant, Marketing, and Local Equity Program, commonly referred to as ‘Project Trellis,’ is a trailblazing support initiative for the county’s cannabis industry.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022 - Joint Information Center to close end of day Friday

The Humboldt County COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC) will close its doors at the end of the day Friday, April 1, after taking thousands of calls from county residents over the past two years. 

Starting Monday, April 4, callers can contact P...

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20220328 - JIC Closure (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Nov. 3, 2021 - Del Norte, Humboldt Counties Issue Statement on Masking Order Updates

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings in public indoor and outdoor crowded settings drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for two rural Northern California counties that require face coverings in public spaces to...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021 - Public Health Plans Vaccination Events for Young Adults

The Public Health mobile vaccination team is set to appear at several community events in Eureka at the end of this week in an effort to reach young adults, a sector of the community with a high overall incidence of COVID-19 infection and a low vaccinatio...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021 - Humboldt County Public Health Recommends Masking Indoors Amid Rise in Delta Variant

Humboldt County joins 25 other California counties in recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask indoors in public places.

As the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 is increasingly circulating locally, masking ind...

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JUL23 Masking Recommendation (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021 - Get Vaccinated at the Redwood AutoXpo

Attendees at this year’s Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo will see the shiny white van of the Humboldt County Public Health mobile vaccination unit along with the gleaming classic cars and hot rods on Saturday, July 24.

The 30th Annual Fortuna Redwood Aut...

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20210719 - AutoXpo Vaccination Clinic (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021 - Vaccines Appear Effective Against COVID-19 Variants of Concern

Local health officials see strong evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are effective against all four “variants of concern” that have been identified in Humboldt County since November 2020. Yet young adults, the group most affected by these...

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JUL1 Vaccines Variants (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021 - Eureka’s COVID-19 Testing Site Moving to Wharfinger Building July 1

The Eureka COVID-19 testing site run by OptumServe is moving to a new facility and will be located at the Wharfinger Building starting Thursday, July 1. Operating hours will remain the same, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

The new testing site will be...

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June 28 OptumServe Move (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021 - SnapNurse Team Builds on County’s Mobile Vaccination Efforts

Humboldt County vaccination clinics have gone mobile to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the people who need them, meeting people where they live, work and socialize. Here to support the efforts of Public Health and other approved local vaccinators is a state...

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JUN24 SnapNurse (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021 - Cal/OSHA Aligns COVID-19 Workplace Rules with CDPH Guidance

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, revised COVID-19 safety regulations for California’s workplaces. Yesterday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order to implement the relaxed rules effective immediatel...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021 - Tips on Talking to Kids About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Health officials are encouraging parents and guardians of age-eligible children to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine and prepare to support them through the process.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Scott Underwood Sentenced to 4 Years for Felony Domestic Violence

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 April 20, 2022 

Today, Judge Kelly Neel sentenced 58-year-old Scott Ray Underwood of Rio Dell to four years for felony domestic violence with a prior domestic...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Tanner Pleads

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March 25, 2022 

Today, jury selection in the matter of People v. Ryan Tanner (34) was interrupted when Tanner, through his attorneys Russell Clanton and Zack Curtis, sought to enter a guilty plea for the February 2020 killing...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Jury Finds Titus Guilty of All Charges

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March 16, 2022 

On March 16, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found 30-year-old Hoopa resident Byron Titus Jr. guilty of all charges brought by the District Attorney.  The charges included the attempted premeditated murd...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

District Attorney Completes Investigation of Officer Involved Shooting

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March 9, 2022

DA Maggie Fleming has completed her review of the investigation regarding the September 9, 2021 California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer-involved shooting of 35-year-old Charles David Chivrell. A Humboldt County Critical Incident T...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Jury Finds Malang Guilty for Assault on Officer

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March 2, 2022 

On March 2, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found Delano Blayze Malang (age 22) guilty of mayhem, assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury, including personally causing great bodily injury, resisting...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

David Lee Dues Convicted of False Imprisonment and Indecent Exposure

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February 25, 2022 

On February 24, 2022 a Humboldt County jury reached verdicts in the David Lee Dues trial.  The jury found 34 year old Dues guilty of felony false imprisonment and indecent exposure and found him no...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Mauricio Johnson Sentenced to 150 Years to Life

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February 16, 2022 

Today, February 16, 2022, Judge Timothy Canning sentenced 19-year-old Mauricio Johnson to the negotiated term of 150 years to life in prison, for three counts of first-degree murder and three special allega...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Ulissess Rodrigues Found Guilty of Double Murder and All Other Charges

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February 15, 2022 

On February 14, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found Ulissess Rodriguez guilty of all charges brought by the District Attorney.  The charges included the first-degree murders of Tiffany Ellebrecht an...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Sandoval Verdict 12/09/2021

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December 9, 2021 

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that following a three-day trial, a Humboldt County jury today found 26-year-old Melecio Lorenzo Sandoval of Eureka guilty of attempted robbery (Penal Code §664/211...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Sentencing Today in Courts

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October 29, 2021

Today, Judge Christopher Wilson sentenced 59-year-old Mark Alan Dare of Humboldt Hill to the maximum term of 46 years to life in prison for sexually abusing children. The sentence follows from a trial in October 2020,...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Election Results - First Election Night Report

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The latest report for the Humboldt County November 3 Presidential General Election is now available.

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Official Elections Results

Official Cumulative and Precinct Reports have been published.  

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022 - Public comment open for 2022-2023 MHSA Annual Update

Community residents are invited to review and comment on the Humboldt County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update 2022-2023. 

The comment period runs from May 25 through June 23. A public hearing is scheduled for June 23, from 12:15-1 p...

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20220525 - DHHS News Release - MHSA 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022 - Dr. Candy Stockton named county’s new Health Officer

Dr. Candy Stockton was named Humboldt County’s new Health Officer, following confirmation by the Board of Supervisors today. 

Dr. Stockton, a fourth-generation Humboldt County native, received her medical degree from Loma Linda Universit...

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20220524 - Health Officer Dr Candy Stockton (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022 - Workshops to focus on local water quality assessment program

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health Division (DEH) staff will be hosting three public workshops over the next three months to help evaluate the county’s Local Area Management Plan (LAMP).

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20220512 - LAMP Evaluation Workshops (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022 - Southern Humboldt DHHS office moving from Garberville to Redway

The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) southern Humboldt office is moving from Garberville to Redway with doors in the new location expected to open Wednesday, March 16. 

DHHS plans to be housed in the Redway location for around six ...

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20220311 - Redway DHHS Office (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022 - Grant to provide Behavioral Health team to assist Sheriff with mental health calls

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) are joining forces to increase availability to mental health assistance for people experiencing a need.

Thanks to a grant from the California Department...

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20220304 - HCSO-BH Grant (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Feb. 28, 2022 - Vaccine awareness week focuses on preteens

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is reminding parents and caregivers about the importance of immunizations for their preteens and teenagers. 

DHHS’s Public Health branch is joining agencies around Californ...

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20220228 - Preteen Vaccine Week (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Feb. 25, 2022 - Shigella cases being investigated

Public and Environmental Health officials are working to contain local cases of the gastrointestinal illness Shigella bacteria, after three lab-confirmed cases and two more suspected cases infected Eureka residents during the past month.

The cases span mul...

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20220225 - Shigella (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Feb. 23, 2022 - MHSA presentation scheduled for Friday

Interested in learning what people have to say about how Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funding can benefit our community? 

On Friday, Feb. 25, there will be a presentation from noon to 1 p.m. detailing the MHSA Community Program Planning Proce...

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20220223 - MHSA Community Meeting (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Construction complete on The Center at McKinleyville

Construction on The Center at McKinleyville is complete and final preparations are being made. The Center is a project of McKinleyville Family Resource Center (FRC), Open Door Community Health Centers, Humboldt State University Department of Social Work, ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Dec. 16, 2021 - 2022 Point-in-Time Count scheduled for Jan. 26, volunteers needed

The Humboldt Housing and Homeless Coalition (HHHC) will conduct a Point-in-Time count of people experiencing homelessness during the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 26. 

The count, known by many as the PIT, is a U. S. Department of Housing and Urban De...

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Prescribed Fire Success Stories (and upcoming FSC meeting 8/19)

Upcoming HCFSC Meeting: August 2021

The next HCFSC meeting will be held virtually, August 19, 2021 from 10 am - 12:00 pm. Tune-in details and meeting materials will be posted to the HCFSC Members, Agendas, & Minutes webpage prior to the meeting.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Prepare for Wildfire Season with HCFSC's Newest Publication!

The Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) is proud to present a new guide for Humboldt County residents developed in collaboration with UC Cooperative Extension. Preparing Your Home for Wildfire is an excellent guide for anyone seeki...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022 - Public Health continues response to COVID-19 outbreak at long-term care facility

The Humboldt County Public Health Branch responded last week to a COVID-19 outbreak at Fortuna Rehabilitation & Wellness Center where 26 residents and 10 staff members have now tested positive for the virus. One resident is currently hospitalized.

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20220524 - Fortuna Rehab and Wellness (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 - Public Health responding to COVID-19 outbreak at Fortuna long-term care facility

The Humboldt County Public Health Branch is assisting staff and management at Fortuna Rehabilitation & Wellness Center in response to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Public Health visited the long-term care facility Wednesday following concerns about possible inf...

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20220520 - Fortuna Rehab (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 - 6 New Hospitalizations, 430 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported six new hospitalizations today, two residents in their 70s and four aged 80 or older. An additional 306 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were reported as well as 124 new probable cases for the period between Tues...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022 - 1 New Hospitalization, 327 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today one new hospitalization of a resident in their 60s. An additional 257 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were reported as well as 70 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, May 3, and Tuesday, May ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

May 4, 2022 - 1 Death, 4 New Hospitalizations, 245 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 60s from COVID-19. Four new hospitalizations were reported, a resident in their 50s, two in their 70s and one aged 80 or older. 

An additional 204 confirmed positive cas...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

April 27, 2022 - 166 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today 137 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 as well as 29 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 26. No new hospitalizations or deaths were reported. The total number of co...

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April 27 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 20, 2022

April 20, 2022 - 2 Deaths, 2 New Hospitalizations, 80 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the deaths of two residents from COVID-19, one in their 70s and another aged 80 or older. Two new hospitalizations were reported, a resident in their 40s and one in their 60s.

An additional 59 confirmed positive...

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April 20 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022 - 2 Deaths, 1 New Hospitalization, 37 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the deaths of a resident aged 80 or older as well as a resident in their 50s from COVID-19. One new hospitalization was reported, a resident in their 70s. 

An additional 27 confirmed positive cases were...

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April 13 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 6, 2022

April 6, 2022 - 1 Death, No New Hospitalizations, 1 New Case During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident aged 70 or older from COVID-19. 

Eight previously confirmed positive cases were removed as they were determined to be from another jurisdiction or previously reported. One new pr...

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April 6 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: March 30, 2022

March 30, 2022 - 1 Death, 1 New Hospitalization, 24 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident aged 80 or older from COVID-19. Staff in the Department Operations Center extend their condolences to all who have lost a loved one to the virus.

One new hospitalization was reported, a r...

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March 30 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert

 
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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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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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Posted on: May 18, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

This survey provides participants with the opportunity to view proposed concept designs for roadway improvements in the McKinleyville area and provide feedback about them. Please submit your response by May 31, 2022.  

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Community Meeting No. 2 is planned for Thursday 04/28/2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Come join us. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project survey is now closed and community responses are being reviewed. Additional public input opportunities will be available this fall and winter. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/29...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  The video of the 08/23/2021 online community meeting has been posted. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/2912

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Walking tours are planned for 08/16/2021, a community meeting is planned for 08/23/2021, and a community survey is now available for residents to complete...

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Fort Seward Road, Alderpoint

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The Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be installing new culverts along Fort Seward Road from post mile marker .0 to post mile marker .8, during the next two weeks. Expect long delays during this time. Thank you for your patience.

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Multiple overdose incidents at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility

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Humboldt County Correctional Deputies and medical staff at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility used medication to save two individuals suspected of opioid overdose.

 

Monday night, at around 5:40 p.m., correctional deputies were alerted to tw...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 20, 2022

HCSO deputies outfitted with cellphone-based body worn cameras

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The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is excited to announce the launch of our Deputy Sheriff Body Worn Camera Program. Every deputy sheriff working in a public setting is now equipped with a body worn camera allowing them to capture interactions ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 17, 2022

MET Compliance Investigation near Dinsmore

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving reports of licensed cannabis farms and nurseries selling products on the black market. During the week of May 9, 2022, the Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) conducted a c...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Fentanyl discovered during Hoopa traffic stop

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On May 14, 2022, at about 1:31 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Hoopa area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Pine Creek Road and Loop Road. The Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department responded to assist...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Two arrested following McKinleyville traffic stop

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On May 14, 2022, at about 8:52 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the McKinleyville area conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. The vehicle yielded to deputies on the 1100 block of Murray Road.

Deputies contacte...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Wanted felon arrested in possession of fentanyl

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On May 11, 2022, at about 2:06 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Myrtletown area, in the county’s jurisdiction of Eureka, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by a known wanted felony warrant suspe...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 11, 2022

One arrested following McKinleyville burglary, assault

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On May 10, 2022, at about 11:47 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1700 block of Sigma Road in McKinleyville for the report of a burglary.

An adult female victim told dispatchers that she had arrived ho...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Arcata vehicle theft suspect arrested in Eureka

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On May 7, 2022, at about 3:04 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy was on patrol in the area of O’Neil Lane, in the county’s jurisdiction of Eureka, after receiving multiple reports of a suspicious individual attempting t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Deputies assist lost hiker near Lamphere Dunes

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On May 3, 2022, at about 9 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Mad River Beach/Lamphere Dunes area near Arcata for the report of a lost hiker.

The hiker, a 30-year-old male, contacted the Sheriff’s Emergency ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Possession of a controlled substance for sales arrest

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On May 1, 2022, at about 8:06 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the area of Hodgson and S Streets in Eureka observed a man walking in and out of traffic, constituting a traffic hazard.

Deputies contacted the man, 30-year-old Bret Aaron ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Celebrating 25 Years of SCOP

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The year was 1995. Crime was rising in the small town of McKinleyville and Sheriff Dennis Lewis, who had been elected the year prior, was operating a department in the midst of a budget crisis. As the budget shrunk, forced cuts were made, and the pressure...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 18, 2021

HCSO opens 2nd Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest

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The holiday season is almost here and we need your help to make it merry and bright.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Second Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest is now open for entries. As part of this contest, Humboldt ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Launches Unsolved Cases Database

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database of unsolved missing persons and suspected homicide cases.

The HCSO Unsolved Cases Database features information regarding 57 unsolved missing persons ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Correctional Deputies save choking inmate’s life

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Two Humboldt County correctional deputies saved an inmate’s life last week after successfully performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

On March 8, 2021, during dinner service in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Correctional Deputy Jakob Heckert was work...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Humboldt County

Text to 9-1-1 now available in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the availability of Text to 9-1-1 for all residents in the county’s unincorporated areas.

While calling 9-1-1 during an emergency is still the preferred way to ask for help, Text to 9-1-1 is a new...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: May 18, 2021

“Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Unit encourages the community to “Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week, May 15 – 23, 2021.

Whether you are a new or experienced rider, it is essential to take all safety pre...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Humboldt County Correctional Facility launches Jail-Based Competency Treatment Program

A L-Shaped couch and a rocking chair in the new JBCT unit of the jail

Dressed in all brown, three men fill their coffee cups, take a seat on the couch and talk about life. It’s more relaxed here than in other places of the facility, with flowers and inspirational quotes spread across the walls. And if it weren’t for the jum...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: April 7, 2021

HCSO 2020 Annual Report Now Available Online

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Dear community members, 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office 2020 Annual Report is now available for viewing online at humboldtgov.org/2637/Annual-Report. In this report you will find information about every division of the Sheriff’s Off...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2020

HCSO teams up with local businesses to support shelter animals this Christmas

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Safeway and two local businesses to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals as part of Operation Santa Paws.

Operation Santa Paws is a holiday collection drive for shelter and rescue dogs, bringing nee...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Sheriff’s ‘No Shave November’ competition raises over $2,900 for local youth

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Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, brought an end to ‘No Shave November’ at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the month of November, deputies and staff were given the opportunity to opt out of dress code, growing out their facial hair and/or coloring t...

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News Flash

 
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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Property Taxes are due for Humboldt County

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News Release

Property taxes are due now! Take a moment today and pay.

  • Pay by personal check, money order, or cashier’s check. Payments for the first installment are considered timely if they are postmarked by December 10, 2020.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

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