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Posted on: June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021 - 7 New Cases Reported Today; Quarantine Order Updated for Vaccinated Individuals

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today, and one previously reported case was determined to be a false positive and removed. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 4,560.

One county resident in their 80s has been hospitalized with the virus since the most recent report yesterday.

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman today issued a revised blanket Quarantine Order for those who have had close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19. Notably, the updated order states that fully vaccinated individuals and those who have tested positive within the last 90 days do not need to quarantine unless they develop symptoms. 

For those who are not fully vaccinated or haven’t tested positive for COVID-19 within the past three months, the order remains the same to quarantine and avoid contact with others for 10 to 14 days after exposure to an individual confirmed to be positive.

The blanket Isolation Order was also updated to reflect an increased availability of vaccine, but isolation instructions remain unchanged. The Order states that anyone who tests positive or who has symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status, should isolate for at least 10 days after their symptoms started, all symptoms have resolved and 24 hours have passed without fever.

Read the revised Orders in full at humboldtgov.org/blanketorders.

COVID-19 vaccine is widely available at Public Health clinics and at most local pharmacies. 

Public Health’s vaccination clinics are scheduled in multiple locations over the next week, and all are open to walk-ins and by appointment. Sign up in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. See the clinic schedule for the next seven days below.

Petrolia – Wednesday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mattole Grange (36512 Mattole Road)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Trinidad – Thursday, July 1 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Trinidad Town Hall (409 Trinity St.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Arcata – Friday, July 2 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Arcata Ball Park/Humboldt Crabs game* (888 F St.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson
*Free admission and a hot dog dinner for the first 100 people who get vaccinated at this clinic.

Rio Dell – Saturday, July 3 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Dollar General (44 W. Davis St.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Fortuna – Tuesday, July 6 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Dollar General (650 S. Fortuna Blvd.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is authorized for those 18 and older, and those age 12 and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine. A parent or guardian must accompany minor children to the clinic. 

COVID-19 vaccine is also available at many local pharmacies. Check availability at vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to find a participating pharmacy nearby. Most pharmacies allow walk-ins. 

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 covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000.

Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
Check for vaccine availability at a local pharmacy: Vaccines.gov
Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
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