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Posted on: July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021 - 28 New Cases Reported Since Friday

Twenty-eight new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County since the most recent report Friday. The total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus is 4,675.  

Two new hospitalizations have also been reported since Friday, one person in their 40s and another in their 60s.  

Since the last weekly data update on July 6, the county has reported 60 cases of COVID-19 and four hospitalizations. More than half of the cases were in residents under the age of 30, including 16 residents between the ages of 10 and 19 and five children under the age of 10. The residents who were hospitalized over the last week were two people in their 40s and two in their 60s.  

View the latest update on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard at humboldtgov.org/Dashboard

Health officials broadly agree that vaccination remains the single best way to prevent COVID-19 infection. Vaccine is available at Public Health clinics and at most local pharmacies. Walk-ins are welcome at all Public Health clinics, or sign up in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. See the clinic schedule for the next seven days below. 

Ferndale – Tuesday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

          Humboldt County Fairgrounds (1250 Fifth St.)

          Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

Redcrest – Wednesday, July 14, from noon to 3:30 p.m.

          Redcrest Community Center (115 Sorenson Road)

          Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

Eureka – Thursday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

          Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 Seventh St.)

          Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

Eureka – Friday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

          Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way)

          Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

McKinleyville – Monday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

          Azalea Hall (1620 Pickett Road)

          Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

The Pfizer vaccine is approved for children as young as 12 years old. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is authorized for those 18 and older. 

To check availability of these vaccines, as well as Moderna, at local pharmacies, visit 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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