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Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 - Public Health to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Humboldt County Public Health will follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and immediately pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

In a joint statement today,...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021 - ‘My Turn’ Open to All County Residents 16+

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

All Humboldt County residents age 16 and over can now sign up for COVID-19 vaccination appointments through My Turn. This includes people with or without medical conditions and from all sectors and occupations. 

Residents age 18 and over can go to...

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APR9 Vaccination Open (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 - Hundreds of Vaccination Appointments Available

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Humboldt County residents are encouraged to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment on My Turn. There are currently hundreds of doses available Friday through Sunday.

Humboldt County is inviting anyone in the following groups or workforces to sign u...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 - State Updates Industry Guidance, Sets Timeline, Conditions for Full Reopening

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The State of California has updated guidance for various industry sectors to expand capacity with COVID-19 safety measures in place, while also outlining a timeline for full reopening on June 15. 

Citing the state’s vaccination progress ...

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APR7 State Updates (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 - County Transitions to State's ‘My Turn’ Platform for Vaccination Appointments

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Humboldt County is now using the State of California’s “My Turn” platform for COVID-19 vaccination notifications and scheduling.  

My Turn is an online system that allows residents to check eligibility and book vaccin...

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APR5 My Turn (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 - Testing Remains Critical Piece to Ending Pandemic

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The number of residents testing for COVID-19 has dropped considerably in recent months as vaccination rates increase, leading health officials to push for continued testing. 

“Testing is critical to reducing disease spread in the communi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Mar. 29, 2021 - Volunteers Needed in Preparation for Expanded Vaccine Availability

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is seeking volunteers to help facilitate COVID-19 vaccine distribution at Public Health clinics. Those with active medical licenses are preferred but there are non-medical positions that also need to b...

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MAR29 Volunteers Needed (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Mar. 26, 2021 - County Costs Exceed $11M More Than One Year into Pandemic

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Since the first local case of COVID-19 was diagnosed Feb. 20, 2020, Humboldt County’s costs to respond to the global pandemic have reached $11.7 million.

Over the last year, expenses and efforts related to the pandemic have evolved to address th...

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MAR26 COVID Costs (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Mar. 25, 2021 - Business Reopening Certification Process Streamlined

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The County of Humboldt Office of Economic Development today launched an updated Business Reopening Certification process to support local businesses in reopening or staying open with COVID-19 safety measures in place.  

The streamlined process sti...

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MAR25 BizReopening (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Mar. 10, 2021 - Vaccination Priority Opens to Humboldt County Residents Age 65+

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Vaccination priority is expanding to include county residents age 65 and over, effective immediately.  

Groups now prioritized for vaccination include:

  • Age 65 and over – All county residents in this age group qualify.
  • Emergency services&am...
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MAR10 Expanding Vaccination (PDF) COVID-19 Related News

 
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