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Humboldt Health Alert

Posted on: July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021 - 1 Death, 16 New Cases Reported Today

A Humboldt County resident in their 70s has died with COVID-19, marking the 52nd virus-related death in the county. The staff of the Departmental Operations Center share their sympathies with the person’s family, friends and caregivers.

Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the county today. One new hospitalization of a person in their 70s was also reported. The total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus is now 4,691.  

Since the beginning of July, the county has recorded two virus-related deaths. Last month, seven deaths were recorded, the same number as January 2021 and the second highest since December 2020, before vaccines were widely available.   

Health officials continue to stress vaccination as the best defense against serious illness and death. 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. 

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

 

Eureka – Tuesday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

          Eureka Boat Launch (1701 Waterfront Dr.)

          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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 Graph of COVID-19 deaths in Humboldt County from February 2020 to Present

COVID-19 deaths in Humboldt County since February 2020. July data is current as of July 13, 2021.

JUL13 COVID Update (PDF)
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