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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Nov. 30, 2021 - Social Services Call Center to be closed Wednesdays

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Social Services Call Center will be closed Wednesdays starting Dec. 1. 

The Call Center will continue operating from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Frid...

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20211130 - Call Center Hours (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Nov. 23, 2021 - Make food safety a priority this holiday season

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Environmental Health (DEH) is reminding people of safe food handling tips  to keep holiday meals healthy.

Supervising Environmental Health Specialist Ben Dolf said, “We want...

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20211123 - Food Safety Tips (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Nov. 17, 2021 - MHSA annual update focus of Friday’s meeting

Community residents are invited to learn more about the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update for 2022-2023 at a virtual meeting Friday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. 

In 2004, California voters approved Proposition 63, or MHSA, which pla...

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20211117 - MHSA Update - FY 2022-23 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Nov. 16, 2021 - Quitting smoking starts with one day

People who smoke or use other forms of tobacco are encouraged to quit for one day for the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 18. The Tobacco Education Network, a part of the Humboldt Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention coalition, and the American...

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Great American Smokeout 2021 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Oct. 26, 2021 - Crisis Intervention Team training aims to improve knowledge about mental illness

Forty law enforcement officers and mental health service providers from agencies across the county participated in a four-day Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training to learn strategies to better respond to people experiencing mental health crises.&nb...

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20211026 - CIT Training (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Oct. 15, 2021 - 2nd Dry Weather Test Extension

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Environmental Health (DEH) has for the second time this month extended the dry weather test period for evaluation of water quantity supplies for proposed subdivisions and residentia...

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20211015 - 2nd Dry Weather Test Extension (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Oct. 8, 2021 - Dry weather test period extended

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 Friday, ...

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20211008 - Dry Weather Test Extension (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Oct. 5, 2021 - National campaign promotes safe sleep tips for babies

Public Health officials are reminding parents and caregivers to provide a safe sleeping environment for babies to help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS.

October is SIDS Awareness Month and Humboldt County Department of Health & H...

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Safe Sleep Awareness 2021 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Sept. 23, 2021 - Upcoming workshop to focus on water efficiency

Rural residential homeowners, agricultural producers and people interested in protecting local watersheds are invited to attend a water efficiency workshop Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 7 p.m.

The county’s Drought Task Force is partnering with San...

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Drought Workshop 2021 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Virtual youth wellness events run through October

Young people ages 16 to 26 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 first virtual wellness series. 

Prior to the C...

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20210915 - HCTAYC Wellness Week 2021 (PDF) Health & Human Services

 
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