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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Mar. 23, 2021 - County Receives More Than 1,600 Additional Vaccine Doses; Three New Cases Reported

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County Receives More Than 1,600 Additional Vaccine Doses 

Humboldt County Public Health and its health care partners are expanding capacity at this week’s vaccination clinics after receiving 1,655 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Providence health care system, though overall supply remains limited.  

Public Health and other approved local vaccinators will use the additional doses at four large-scale clinics for an estimated total of 3,540 doses administered this week. Vaccination appointments currently are offered by invitation only. At this time, the best way for county residents to be notified of an available appointment at a Public Health clinic is to fill out the online Interest Form. 

To access the Interest Form:

Humboldt County Remains in ‘Red’ Tier

The California Department of Public Health today updated county tier assignments under the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” Humboldt County remains in the “Red” or Substantial tier with an adjusted case rate of 5.3 per 100,000 residents and a positivity rate of 2.3%. Read more about the “Blueprint” at covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/

Three New Cases Reported Today

Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today. 

The Public Health Data Taskforce recently completed a routine audit of local COVID-19 data and is making the following adjustments:

  • Ten previously reported cases have been removed. One was a duplicate, one was a false positive result and eight were determined to be from a jurisdiction outside of Humboldt County. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 3,426.
  • Two deaths have been removed. The permanent residence of both individuals was assigned to another jurisdiction as mentioned above. A total of 34 county residents have died with COVID-19.

For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or during business hours by contacting covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000. 

Some Safeway and CVS Pharmacy locations are offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments. See if there are appointments available for your age group or sector at one of these locations by clicking on the links below.

Safeway: https://www.mhealthappointments.com/covidappt

CVS Pharmacy: https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine?icid=cvs-home-hero1-link2-coronavirus-vaccine.
 

Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
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