One Death, 7 New Cases Reported Today
A Humboldt County resident has died after testing positive for COVID-19, and seven new cases of the virus were reported today. A total of 3,579 county residents have tested positive for the virus.
The individual who died was in their 70s. Humboldt County Public Health and emergency response staff offer their condolences to the person’s friends, loved ones and care providers and to all who have lost loved ones to the virus.
Walk-In Vaccination Available Friday and Sunday
Humboldt County Public Health and its health care partners are announcing walk-in vaccination clinic hours from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 16, and Sunday, April 18 at the Arcata Community Center located at 321 Dr. M.L.K., Jr. Pkwy. in Arcata. Those interested can register onsite to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Please note that openings are first-come, first-served, and vaccine supply could run out. Minors can receive only the Pfizer vaccine and must have proof of age and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Appointments for other Pfizer clinics are available this weekend through MyTurn.ca.gov, and all county residents age 16 and over can register.
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Still on Hold
The pause in administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is set to continue for a week while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices reviews additional information about six cases of a rare but serious blood clot that developed within six to 13 days after receiving the one-dose vaccine.
View the Humboldt County Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download today’s data.
For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 707-441-5000.
Some Safeway, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreen’s and Walmart locations are offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Learn who is eligible for vaccination and see if there are appointments available at one of these locations by clicking on the links below.
CVS Pharmacy: cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine?icid=cvs-home-hero1-link2-coronavirus-vaccine
Rite Aid: https://www.riteaid.com/covid-19
Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert