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Humboldt Health Alert

Posted on: September 7, 2021

Sept. 7, 2021 - 3 Deaths, 6 Hospitalizations, 209 Cases Reported Since Friday

Three Humboldt County residents have died as a result of COVID-19 since the most recent report Friday, one person in their 40s and two people in their 60s. Staff in the Department Operations Center share their sympathies with the friends, family and caregivers of all those who have lost someone to the virus.
 
 Six new hospitalizations have also been reported since Friday, including two people in their 50s, two people in their 60s, one person in their 70s and one person in their 80s.

Since Friday, 209 new cases of COVID-19 have been processed and confirmed in the county, bringing to 7,546 the total number of residents who have tested positive.

COVID-19 vaccines are available at Public Health clinics located around the county. Walk-ins are welcome, or appointments can be made in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. For instructions in English or Spanish on how to use My Turn, go to humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo.

See the schedule of upcoming Public Health clinics below:

Fortuna – Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 2:30 to 6 p.m.
     River Lodge (1800 Riverwalk Dr.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Arcata – Thursday, Sept. 9, from noon to 2 p.m.
     Arcata Transit Center (925 E St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Trinidad – Thursday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m.
     Trinidad Town Hall (409 Trinity St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Garberville – Friday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Garberville Farmers’ Market (766 Locust St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

To check availability of a particular vaccine at local pharmacies, visit vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to locate a pharmacy offering vaccines nearby. Most pharmacies allow walk-ins.

Pfizer is authorized for those 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Full protection from vaccination is achieved two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine.

Changes to the Humboldt County Data Dashboard continue to be made. “Transmission Type” and “Public Health Laboratory Info” have now been removed as part of a continued effort to free up Public Health staff to focus on vaccination efforts. View the Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download data from a previous time.

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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