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Posted on: September 30, 2022

DHHS News Release - Dry Weather Test Extension

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Environmental Health (DEH) has extended the dry weather test period for evaluation of water quantity supplies for proposed subdivisions and residential construction through Saturday...

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20220930 - Dry Weather Test Extension (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Sept. 9, 2022 - Suicide Prevention Awareness Month highlights ‘Thriving At All Ages’

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is partnering with community groups to bring attention to suicide prevention efforts through events and trainings during the month of September. 

This year, Take Action for Menta...

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20220909 - Suicide Prevention Awareness (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Sept. 6, 2022 - Wellness-focused series for young people to kick off today

Young people ages 16 to 26 years old are invited to learn about the importance of mental and physical wellness at the Humboldt County Transition-Age Youth Collaboration (HCTAYC) Youth Advisory Board’s (YAB) virtual and in-person wellness series. This year...

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HCTAYC Wellness 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Sept. 2, 2022 - Health officials recommend taking these precautions to help avoid mosquitoes

Recently, the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health (DEH) has received an increased number of public inquiries about mosquitoes in and around Humboldt Bay and coastal areas. 

According to the C...

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Mosquitoes 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022 - Dangerous levels of cyanobacteria identified in Big Lagoon

Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green alga...

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20220812 - Cyanobacteria warning, Big Lagoon (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Aug. 12, 2022 - Public Health scheduled to start vaccinating people at high risk of monkeypox

People at high risk of monkeypox will have the opportunity to start getting vaccinated right away after the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health Branch received 100 doses of the Jynneos vaccine earlier this week.&...

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20220812 - Monkeypox (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Aug. 5, 2022 - First case of monkeypox confirmed in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health Branch confirmed today the first case of monkeypox in a Humboldt County resident. 

This marks the first confirmed case of the infection in the county. Presently, th...

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20220805 - Monkeypox (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022 - No confirmed cases of monkeypox in Humboldt; vaccine supply limited

There are currently more than 350 monkeypox cases in California, but locally officials say there are still no confirmed cases in Humboldt County. 

With recent outbreaks in the U.S., the federal government has allotted specific amounts of the diffi...

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20220722 - Monkeypox Vaccines (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 20, 2022

July 20, 2022 - Workshop to focus on local water quality assessment program

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health Division (DEH) staff is scheduled to host its second public workshop to help evaluate the county’s Local Area Management Plan (LAMP) on Tuesday.

The purpo...

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20220720 - LAMP Evaluation Workshop (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022 - Adult Outpatient Treatment pilot program to launch today

An Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) pilot program for people experiencing mental health crises will launch today, thanks to a partnership with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Behavioral Health Branch and nonprofit E...

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20220701 - AOT Launch (PDF) Health & Human Services

 
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