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Humboldt Health Alert

Posted on: November 2, 2022

Nov. 2, 2022 - 3 New Hospitalizations, 95 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today three new hospitalizations including one resident in their 60s, one in their 70s and one aged 80 and older. No new deaths were reported. 

An additional 52 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 43 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 1. The total number of confirmed cases in the county stands at 22,311. An additional 5,349 cases are reported as probable.* 

As of today, the Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard is no longer operating. Local data including testing, cases and deaths by ethnicity, gender and age has transitioned to the Humboldt County section of the California Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard. Click here and scroll down to see Humboldt. Information about weekly case counts, hospitalizations, deaths and vaccination numbers will continue to be updated through these news releases. 

Local vaccination data has been updated:

  • Since the last weekly report on Oct. 26, an additional 108 residents completed their vaccine series.
  • A total of 92,144 individuals, or approximately 68% of the county’s total population, have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.

Bivalent boosters for young childrenthe Moderna bivalent booster for children ages 6 and older and the Pfizer bivalent booster for children ages 5 and olderare available at all Public Health clinics throughout the county. Appointments are required and can be made at MyTurn.ca.gov.

Additionally, both of the Moderna and Pfizer bivalent boosters for teens and adults continue to be available. All bivalent boosters are single-dose and include components of the original virus strain and the Omicron subvariants. People can receive the updated booster regardless of previous booster doses received. 

OptumServe offers rapid antigen testing and PCR testing services at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka seven days a week. Walk-ins will receive only rapid antigen testing unless the attendee specifically states they require a PCR test. Appointments for antigen testing can be made at lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. Wharfinger testing runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is closed from 11 a.m. to noon and 4 to 5 p.m. 

See the schedule below for specific Public Health vaccination and testing clinic dates, times, locations and available services. 

Eureka — Thursday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
     Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 Seventh St.)

Petrolia — Friday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     Mattole Resource Center (167 Sherman St.)

Honeydew — Friday, Nov. 4, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
     Honeydew Elementary School (1 Wilder Ridge Road)

Bridgeville — Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
     Bridgeville Family Resource Center (38717 Kneeland Road)

Eureka — Monday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)

Eureka — Tuesday, Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
     Agriculture Building (5630 South Broadway)

Willow Creek — Tuesday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
     Willow Creek Public Health (77 Walnut Way)

Eureka — Wednesday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
     Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 Seventh St.)

 

* “Confirmed cases” represent the total confirmed positive PCR test results or detection of SARS-CoV-2 by genomic sequencing, and “probable cases” are individuals who:

  • Have a positive antigen (Ag) test for COVID-19, or
  • Were diagnosed with COVID-19 disease by a health care provider, or
  • Have symptoms of COVID-19 disease after being in close contact with a person having a PCR-confirmed test result, or
  • Were a decedent whose death certificate lists COVID-19 as a cause or significant contributing factor of their death, in the absence of a positive PCR test result.  

 

For information about COVID-19, please call Humboldt County Public Health 
at 1-707-445-6201, or email HHSPHB@co.humboldt.ca.us. 
For local updates, visit Humboldt Health Alert at humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert.
Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
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