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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Humboldt County Website Accessibility

This is our annual distribution of Humboldt County’s Website Accessibility Policy and related documents.

Policy and Guidelines

Website Accessibility Policy (PDF)

Web Standards and Style Guide (PDF)

Forms

Accessible Information Request Form

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

California Dept of Cannabis Control launches consolidated resource list for license holders

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As California’s legal cannabis market grows, DCC knows that for existing, new and potential cannabis license holders, complying with the regulations that protect and support the legal market can be complex. That is why DCC is committed to provid...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Restricted Area Access Pass Program Launches for Commercial Agriculture Producers in Disaster Zones

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As worsening drought conditions continue to place Humboldt County at risk of a wildfire disaster, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) is launching a new program which will allow commercial agriculture producers to attend to th...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Help Improve Public Safety with Measure Z Funds

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If you have a project idea that provides a public safety or essential service to our community, consider applying for Measure Z funds. You can apply for Measure Z funding now through Friday, Feb. 17.

Measure Z is a half-cent sales tax applied to most local...

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Download the application on the Measure Z web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Board Allocates $1 Million to Establish Local Earthquake Recovery and Assistance Program

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has allocated $1 million to develop a local Earthquake Recovery and Assistance Program to help Humboldt County residents impacted by the Dec. 20 and Jan. 1 earthquakes. The funding in this program is in addition to...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Special Board Meeting Tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 22

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A special meeting of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has been scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 22 at 1 p.m.

The meeting agenda includes several items, including the consent calendar, from the Board's meeting scheduled for Tuesday, D...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Board Meeting Cancelled, Swearing In Ceremony Will Proceed

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled today, Tuesday, Dec. 20 has been cancelled due to the M6.4 earthquake that struck at approximately 2:34 a.m. The swearing in of Humboldt County’s newly elected officials is still taking ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Bonus Payments Available to Humboldt County Child Care Employees, Businesses

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If you worked in child care or operated a facility during the pandemic, you may be eligible for up to $3,000 in bonus payments through the Humboldt Child Care Stabilization Fund. Child care centers and family child care providers are eligible to receive u...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Lyft Ridesharing Service Now Available at the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport

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The Humboldt County Aviation Department is excited to announce a new partnership with Lyft. On Tuesday, Oct. 18 the Board of Supervisors approved the authorization to execute a non-exclusive concession agreement with Lyft to offer ridesharing services to ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Child Support Services Eureka Office to Close on Wednesday, Oct. 19 for Staff Training

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The North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services office, located at 2420 6th Street in Eureka, will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Oct. 19 to allow all department staff to participate in employee training.

While the office is closed, th...

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Child Support Services Web Page County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 17, 2022

CEDS Public Engagement Roadshows in Willow Creek and Hoopa

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Share Your Thoughts on How to Develop Economic Growth in Humboldt County

The County of Humboldt’s upcoming efforts to update its broad economic development strategy is hitting the road again and community meetings will be held in Willow Creek and ...

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CEDS Roadshow Schedule County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 7, 2022

County Offices to Close Monday, Oct. 10 for Mandatory Training

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The County of Humboldt will use Monday, Oct. 10 as an opportunity to efficiently provide important training to employees on subjects like the Americans with Disabilities Act, ethics, diversity, equity and inclusion, discrimination, sexual harassment, and ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

McKay Community Forest Partially Open for Public Use

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The Environmental Services Division of the County of Humboldt’s Public Works Department is excited to announce that the first set of recreational trails and the Northridge Parking Area of the McKay Community Forest are now open for public use.

The Northrid...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Humboldt Bay Trail

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The Humboldt Bay Trail is a network of paved paths connecting the communities around Humboldt Bay. Efforts are actively underway to complete a continuous 14-mile, non-motorized trail from central Arcata to the southern end of Eureka.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Climate Action Plan

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The County is coordinating with other local agencies to develop a regional Climate Action Plan (CAP) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throughout Humboldt County.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

2021-22 County Budget Adopted

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The 2021-22 Adopted Budget is now available for review

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Project Trellis

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The County of Humboldt Cannabis Business Micro-grant, Marketing, and Local Equity Program, commonly referred to as ‘Project Trellis,’ is a trailblazing support initiative for the county’s cannabis industry.

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022 - Joint Information Center to close end of day Friday

The Humboldt County COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC) will close its doors at the end of the day Friday, April 1, after taking thousands of calls from county residents over the past two years. 

Starting Monday, April 4, callers can contact P...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Nov. 3, 2021 - Del Norte, Humboldt Counties Issue Statement on Masking Order Updates

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings in public indoor and outdoor crowded settings drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for two rural Northern California counties that require face coverings in public spaces to...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021 - Public Health Plans Vaccination Events for Young Adults

The Public Health mobile vaccination team is set to appear at several community events in Eureka at the end of this week in an effort to reach young adults, a sector of the community with a high overall incidence of COVID-19 infection and a low vaccinatio...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021 - Humboldt County Public Health Recommends Masking Indoors Amid Rise in Delta Variant

Humboldt County joins 25 other California counties in recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask indoors in public places.

As the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 is increasingly circulating locally, masking ind...

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JUL23 Masking Recommendation (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021 - Get Vaccinated at the Redwood AutoXpo

Attendees at this year’s Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo will see the shiny white van of the Humboldt County Public Health mobile vaccination unit along with the gleaming classic cars and hot rods on Saturday, July 24.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021 - Vaccines Appear Effective Against COVID-19 Variants of Concern

Local health officials see strong evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are effective against all four “variants of concern” that have been identified in Humboldt County since November 2020. Yet young adults, the group most affected by these...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021 - Eureka’s COVID-19 Testing Site Moving to Wharfinger Building July 1

The Eureka COVID-19 testing site run by OptumServe is moving to a new facility and will be located at the Wharfinger Building starting Thursday, July 1. Operating hours will remain the same, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

The new testing site will be...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021 - SnapNurse Team Builds on County’s Mobile Vaccination Efforts

Humboldt County vaccination clinics have gone mobile to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the people who need them, meeting people where they live, work and socialize. Here to support the efforts of Public Health and other approved local vaccinators is a state...

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JUN24 SnapNurse (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021 - Cal/OSHA Aligns COVID-19 Workplace Rules with CDPH Guidance

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, revised COVID-19 safety regulations for California’s workplaces. Yesterday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order to implement the relaxed rules effective immediatel...

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JUN18 CalOSHA Regulations (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021 - Tips on Talking to Kids About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Health officials are encouraging parents and guardians of age-eligible children to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine and prepare to support them through the process.

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Behavioral Health ...

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JUN14 Kids Vaccine (PDF) COVID-19 Related News

 
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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Jury Convicts Neiva of Child Sexual Molestation

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Office of the District Attorney - Stacey J. Eads, District Attorney

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Today, a Humboldt County jury found Miles Keola Neiva (39) of Fortuna guilty as charged on multiple child sexual assault charges.

In September of 2021, 13-year-old Jane Doe disc...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Boxell Sentenced to 7 Years in July 4 Assault Case

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Today, 20-year-old Joseph Boxell received a 7-year prison sentence following his plea to a charge of Assault by Means Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury with a strike prior. Boxell committed the strike prior on Jan. 12, 2021 in Arcata, when he brandish...

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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Harris Found Guilty of Assault in Connection with June Incident in Arcata

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District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today a Humboldt County jury found Joshua Lee Harris (31) of Arcata guilty of assault with a firearm, including the special allegation that he personally used a firearm in the commission of the crime.

The cas...

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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Ross Found Guilty of Second Degree Robbery of Cher-Ae Heights Casino

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Yesterday, a Humboldt County jury found 29-year-old Aubrey Ross guilty of second-degree robbery of Cher-Ae Heights Casino on November 17, 2016.

Surveillance video showed a masked, hooded person jumping a counter in the casino while wielding what appeared t...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Lomeli Osuna Pleads Guilty

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

NEWS RELEASE

 December 14, 2022

On December 13, 2022 Jose Lomeli Osuna pled guilty to all the charges and enhancements he faced following his September 15, 2022 arrest by the Humbol...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Jury Finds Campbell Guilty of Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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December 8, 2022

On December 6, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found 36-year-old Geoffery Robert Campbell guilty of assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment.  ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Asst. DA Stacey Eads honored by Statewide Association of Prosecutors

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 October 13, 2022

Humboldt County Assistant District Attorney and District-Attorney-Elect Stacey Eads received the 2022 Rural/Medium County Outstanding Prosecutor Award...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Ismael Lopez Jr. Sentencing

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August 17, 2022

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on Tuesday, August 16th, Judge Neel sentenced 20-year-old Ismael Lopez Jr to serve 4 years in the Humboldt County...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Tanner Pleads

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March 25, 2022 

Today, jury selection in the matter of People v. Ryan Tanner (34) was interrupted when Tanner, through his attorneys Russell Clanton and Zack Curtis, sought to enter a guilty plea for the February 2020 killing...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Jury Finds Titus Guilty of All Charges

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March 16, 2022 

On March 16, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found 30-year-old Hoopa resident Byron Titus Jr. guilty of all charges brought by the District Attorney.  The charges included the attempted premeditated murd...

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What does the District Attorney Do?

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Election Results Reporting and Unprocessed Ballots Update

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections will continue to post the results of the Nov. 8 General Election every Friday starting Friday, Nov. 18 and leading up to the certification of the election prior to Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Vote Early to Avoid the Lines on Tuesday, Nov.8th

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The California Statewide General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 8, and the Humboldt County Office of Elections would like to remind Humboldt County residents that there is still time to avoid the lines and vote early.

 Voters have the option to vote ea...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Last Day to Register and Receive Your Ballot in the Mail is Monday, Oct. 24

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections would like to remind Humboldt County residents that Monday, Oct. 24 is the last day to register to vote in the November 8th California Statewide General Election and receive your ballot in the mail.

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Get Ready for the Nov. 8 General Election

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections encourages Humboldt County voters to get prepared for the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Voters may vote safely at home and return vote-by-mail ballots in the following ways:

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Voter Information Guide Contains Error in Impartial Analysis for Ferndale’s Measure Q

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections has discovered an error in the Impartial Analysis by County Counsel for Measure Q in the Humboldt County Voter Information Guide for the Statewide General Election. 

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Live Broadcast of Logic & Accuracy Voting Machine Testing on Monday, Oct. 3

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections will conduct logic and accuracy testing of the county’s voting machines on Monday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. 

Prior to each election, the Office of Elections tests ballots and equipment to ensure that all b...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Voter Registration and Candidate Filing Services Available in Hoopa on Friday, August 12

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections plans to have a booth at the 34th Annual Hoopa Sovereign Days celebration on Friday, August 12.

The Office of Elections booth at Sovereign Days will be located on NF Lawn near the Hoopa Neighborhood Facilities (NF) B...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Election Results Reporting and Unprocessed Ballots Update

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Election Results Reporting and Unprocessed Ballots Update

 

The Humboldt County Office of Elections will continue to post the results of the June 7 Primary Election every Friday leading up to the certification of the election prior to Thursday, Jul...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Jan. 13, 2023 - Wet weather test period begins Saturday

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Nov. 22, 2022 - Make food safety a priority this holiday season

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

Supervising Environmental Health Specialist Benjamin Dolf said, &...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Nov. 21, 2022 - Nurse-Family Partnership celebrates recent graduates and welcomes new participants

Nearly 840 families have graduated from the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program since it launched locally in 2009, including more than a dozen new families who recently celebrated completing the program.

The graduation event, held at Sequoia Park in Eur...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Nov. 16, 2022 - Want to weigh in on mental health services? Survey now available

Community residents are invited to take a survey to provide input on local mental health services and what new and innovative ideas they think should be included in Humboldt County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 2023-2026 three-year plan.

The new plan...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Nov. 16, 2022 - Second fox bites person near Manila dunes area

A resident in the Manila area was bitten by a fox over the weekend, almost a month after a similar incident in the same area involving a fox that later tested positive for rabies.

The fox in the most recent incident has not been caught and its rabies statu...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Nov. 16, 2022 - Young children most at risk of ‘Tridemic’ impacts

Health Officials are urging community residents to take precautions this season after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an increase in COVID-19 cases and earlier-than-expected flu activity and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022 - Quitting smoking starts with one day

The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 17. People who use tobacco are encouraged to quit for one day and make a plan to quit for good. 

The Tobacco Education Network, a part of the Humboldt Allies for Substance Use Prevention coalition, and...

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GAS 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 28, 2022

Oct. 28, 2022 - Algal bloom advisory lifted for Big Lagoon

The harmful algal bloom advisory for Big Lagoon has been lifted after water quality results from recent sampling showed cyanobacterial toxin concentrations below health advisory thresholds according to the State Water Resource Control Board. The original ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Oct. 26, 2022 - Crisis Intervention Team training provides increased knowledge of mental illness

Nearly 30 law enforcement officers and mental health service providers from agencies across the county participated in a five-day Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training to learn strategies to better respond to people experiencing mental health crises.&am...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Oct. 17, 2022 - DEH reminds county residents what to look out for after rabid fox found near Manila

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health Laboratory, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, confirmed that a fox found at the Lanphere Dunes in the...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

THE BURNER IS BACK!

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THE BURNER IS BACK!

 WHO: CAL FIRE and Willow Creek Volunteer Fire Department

 WHEN: November 17, 2022 – December 31, 2022 **During Daylight Hrs.**

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Humboldt County Fire Safe Council Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Last Thursday, the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) celebrated 20 years since it was established by the Board of Supervisors in 2002. Members met in-person at the Eureka Woman's Club after two years of remote meetings. The HCFSC looks forward to ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Wildfire Hazard Reduction Cost-Share Program Available to Local Landowners

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The County of Humboldt, in its role as a member of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC), is offering private landowners the opportunity to participate in the Fire-adapted Landscapes and Safe Homes (FLASH) cost-share program. Grant fundin...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Wildfire Season is Here: Help us help you prepare

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Wildfire Season is Here!

Help Us Help You Prepare

Are you struggling to prepare your home and property to survive the impacts of wildfire? Do you need support to manage wildfire prone vegetation (hazardous fuels) around your home, along your access routes, ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Prescribed Fire Success Stories (and upcoming FSC meeting 8/19)

Upcoming HCFSC Meeting: August 2021

The next HCFSC meeting will be held virtually, August 19, 2021 from 10 am - 12:00 pm. Tune-in details and meeting materials will be posted to the HCFSC Members, Agendas, & Minutes webpage prior to the meeting.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Prepare for Wildfire Season with HCFSC's Newest Publication!

The Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) is proud to present a new guide for Humboldt County residents developed in collaboration with UC Cooperative Extension. Preparing Your Home for Wildfire is an excellent guide for anyone seeki...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Jan. 25, 2023 - Three New Hospitalizations, 42 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today three new hospitalizations including a resident in their 40s, one in their 60s and one in their 70s. An additional 23 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 19 new probable cases for the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Jan. 18, 2023 - One New Death, 1 New Hospitalization, 79 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s. One new hospitalization of a resident in their 60s was also reported. An additional 39 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 40 new probable cases ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Jan. 11, 2023 - Two New Deaths, 5 New Hospitalizations, 102 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the deaths of two residents aged 80 or older. Five new hospitalizations of residents including two in their 50s and three in their 60s were also reported. An additional 45 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 w...

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JAN11 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Jan. 4, 2023 - One New Death, 1 New Hospitalization, 245 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident aged 80 or older. One new hospitalization of a resident in their 70s was also reported. An additional 59 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 186 new probable c...

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JAN4 COVID Update 2023 (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: December 28, 2022

Dec. 28, 2022 - One New Death, 3 New Hospitalizations, 142 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s. Three new hospitalizations including a resident in their 60s and two in their 70s were also reported. An additional 95 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced a...

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DEC28 COVID Update (PDF Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Dec. 21, 2022 - 1 New Hospitalization, 140 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today one new hospitalization of a resident in their 70s. An additional 103 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 37 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, Dec. 13 and Tuesday, De...

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DEC21 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Dec. 14, 2022 - 6 New Hospitalizations, 157 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today six new hospitalizations including two residents in their 60s, three in their 70s and one aged 80 and older. 

An additional 118 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 39 new prob...

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DEC 14 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Dec. 7, 2022 - 1 Death, 9 New Hospitalizations, 187 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s. There were nine new hospitalizations including a resident under nine, one in their 40s, one in their 50s, two in their 70s and four aged 80 and older. 

An additiona...

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DEC07 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Nov. 30, 2022 - 4 New Hospitalizations, 146 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today four new hospitalizations, a resident in their 30s, one in their 40s, one in their 50s and one in their 60s. No new deaths were reported. 

An additional 114 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were ann...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Nov. 23, 2022 - 2 New Hospitalizations, 137 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today two new hospitalizations, a resident in their 60s and one in their 70s. No new deaths were reported. 

An additional 90 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 47 new probable case...

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New Building Codes go into Effect on Jan. 1, 2023

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Every three years, the State of California adopts new building codes to establish uniform standards for the construction and maintenance of buildings, electrical systems, plumbing systems, mechanical systems, and fire and life safety systems. 

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Take the Tiny House Village Survey

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The Humboldt County Planning and Building Department will be recommending zoning changes in the coming months to accommodate Tiny House Villages. In order to generate meaningful recommendations, we are seeking community input. All community members are in...

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County To Perform Air Quality And Soil Testing

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Engineers and Geologists will be performing air quality and soil testing in Downtown Eureka on Friday and Saturday around the Humboldt County Courthouse and Jail. The pictured canister will be placed in the gravel parking lot along the east side of the ja...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2018

The More You Know: Humboldt County has a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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2018 has been a devastating wildfire year. With neighboring communities suffering such catastrophic losses, one cannot help but wonder if this could happen here in Humboldt County. The answer is yes, it can.      In 2002, after ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

6th Avenue Speed Humps - Westhaven

Update - New Date 12/05/2022

A community meeting is planned for Monday, December 5, 2022 from 3:00PM to 4 PM to finalize the location of three proposed speed humps on 6th Avenue in Westhaven. The meeting will be held in front of the fire station on 6th Ave...

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Additional Info... Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: September 30, 2022

US 101 intersection with Big Lagoon Park Road

Caltrans has contacted the County regarding proposed improvements to US 101 where it intersects Big Lagoon Park Road.  Caltrans is proposing to add a dedicated left turn lane from north bound US 101 onto Big Lagoon Park Road.  This would...

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Additional Info... Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: May 18, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

This survey provides participants with the opportunity to view proposed concept designs for roadway improvements in the McKinleyville area and provide feedback about them. Please submit your response by May 31, 2022.  

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Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: April 13, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Community Meeting No. 2 is planned for Thursday 04/28/2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Come join us. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov...

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Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: September 29, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project survey is now closed and community responses are being reviewed. Additional public input opportunities will be available this fall and winter. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/29...

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Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: August 25, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  The video of the 08/23/2021 online community meeting has been posted. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/2912

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Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: August 2, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Walking tours are planned for 08/16/2021, a community meeting is planned for 08/23/2021, and a community survey is now available for residents to complete...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Current Road Closures

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Current Closed Roads

Mattole Rd closed is 1.5 mp at Bull Creek due to a slide (State Parks)

Coffee Creek is closed from mile post 1.00 to 1.25. due to flooding

Roads Open but Posted as Flooded

Hookton Rd between Thompkins Hill and HWY 101

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Titlow Hill Snow Report

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6 Inches of new snow on Titlow Hill. Road is open to towers; road is icy chains required.

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Titlow Hill Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Bald Mountain Road Snow Report

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Bald Mountain Road Closed Near Maple Creek Road due to downed trees blocking roadway.

Bald Mountain Road Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Bair Road Snow Report

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3 Inches of new snow on Bair Road. Road is open; everyone should carry chains.

Bair Road Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2023

INACTIVE-Butler Valley Road No Large Vehicles

Butler Valley Road is open but no large vehicles advised due to low hanging wires. ATT is responding but we are suggesting no vehicles taller that 7 ft. should use this road.

Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2023

INACTIVE-Flooding on Howard Heights Road

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Howard Heights Road Flooded at Freshwater Road.

Howard Heights Road Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2023

INACTIVE-Blue Lake Blvd. Closed

Blue Lake Blvd. Closed at HWY 299 due to downed trees and debris

Blue Lake Blvd. Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2023

INACTIVE-Flooding on Old Arcata Road

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Flooding on Old Arcata Road between Graham Road and Jacoby Creek Road 

Old Arcata Road Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2023

INACTIVE-Kneeland Road

Kneeland Road down to 1 lane due to active slide at post mile marker 37.0. is now completely open.

Kneeland Road Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 17, 2023

INACTIVE-New Snow Report for Titlow Hill

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4 inches of new snow on Titlow Hill. Roads to Towers are open; everyone required to use chains.

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Jan. 26, 2023 | Humboldt County Earthquake Recovery Update

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Earthquake recovery efforts continue in Rio Dell and surrounding Humboldt County communities after more than a month of work to end residential displacement and begin rebuilding. 

Earthquake Recovery Sheltering Program Closes to New Applications

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Woman arrested after vandalisms of Shelter Cove home and business

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On Jan. 24, 2023, at about 4:16 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a business on the 400 block of Machi Road in Shelter Cove for the report of a disturbance.

According to employees at the business, 41-year-old Elena Elaine Stanley,...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Willow Creek suspicious vehicle investigation arrest

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On Jan. 25, 2023, at about 11:18 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Willow Creek area conducted a suspicious vehicle investigation on an occupied vehicle parked in a pullout on Highway 299.

Deputies contacted the driver of ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Second Freshwater burglary suspect arrested

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A second suspect wanted in connection with a smash-and-grab burglary near Freshwater has been arrested.

On Jan. 22, 2023, at about 3:50 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant at a residence located on Clough Road in Loleta, whi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Loaded firearm, fentanyl located during Hoopa traffic stop

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On Jan. 17, 2023, at about 10:53 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Hoopa area conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation on Highway 96 near Moon Lane.

Deputies contacted two occupants of the vehicle and observed...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Two arrested following Garberville suspicious vehicle investigation

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On Jan. 16, 2023, at about 8:22 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Garberville area conducted a vehicle investigation on the 70 block of Bear Canyon Road.

Deputies attempted to contact two men associated with the vehicle, o...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Garberville traffic stop leads to arrest

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On Jan. 16, 2023, at about 2:07 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Garberville area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired registration.

Deputies contacted the driver of the vehicle, 46-year-old Carolyn Marie Br...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Freshwater burglary suspect arrested

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A McKinleyville man wanted in connection with a smash-and-grab burglary near Freshwater has been arrested.

On January 8, 2023, at about 4:27 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a business on the 5900 block of Myrtle Avenue...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Kneeland pursuit suspect arrested in Eureka

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UPDATE 1/18/2023:

Outstanding felony warrant suspect Tyler Tommy Lemmons was taken into custody on Jan. 14, 2023, by officers with the Eureka Police Department. Lemmons was located inside a residence on the 1900 block of 3rd Street in Eureka.

Lemmons was bo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Willow Creek traffic stop leads to arrest

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On Jan. 10, 2023, at about 11:17 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Willow Creek area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by two people.

When deputies contacted the occupants, the passenger, later identified as 2...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

HCDTF Serves Search Warrant in Arcata

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On January 9, 2023, HCDTF Agents received information that 38 year old Phyllicia Korn was travelling from the Bay Area via Greyhound bus with a large quantity of fentanyl. Agents obtained a search warrant for Korn and the tent where is known to live in th...

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Sheriff's Office - Drug Task Force
Posted on: January 9, 2023

HCDTF Seizes Fentanyl and Firearm

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On Friday January 6th, 2023 Agents from the HCDTF and Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the 13000 Block of Highway 96 in Hoopa. After receiving numerous citizen complaints that 44 year old Robby Jackson...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Third Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest

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The holiday season is almost here, and we need your help to make it merry and bright.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Third Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest is now open for entries. As part of this contest, Humboldt ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Celebrating 25 Years of SCOP

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The year was 1995. Crime was rising in the small town of McKinleyville and Sheriff Dennis Lewis, who had been elected the year prior, was operating a department in the midst of a budget crisis. As the budget shrunk, forced cuts were made, and the pressure...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 18, 2021

HCSO opens 2nd Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest

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The holiday season is almost here and we need your help to make it merry and bright.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Second Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest is now open for entries. As part of this contest, Humboldt ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Launches Unsolved Cases Database

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database of unsolved missing persons and suspected homicide cases.

The HCSO Unsolved Cases Database features information regarding 57 unsolved missing persons ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Correctional Deputies save choking inmate’s life

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Two Humboldt County correctional deputies saved an inmate’s life last week after successfully performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

On March 8, 2021, during dinner service in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Correctional Deputy Jakob Heckert was work...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Humboldt County

Text to 9-1-1 now available in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the availability of Text to 9-1-1 for all residents in the county’s unincorporated areas.

While calling 9-1-1 during an emergency is still the preferred way to ask for help, Text to 9-1-1 is a new...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: May 18, 2021

“Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Unit encourages the community to “Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week, May 15 – 23, 2021.

Whether you are a new or experienced rider, it is essential to take all safety pre...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Humboldt County Correctional Facility launches Jail-Based Competency Treatment Program

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Dressed in all brown, three men fill their coffee cups, take a seat on the couch and talk about life. It’s more relaxed here than in other places of the facility, with flowers and inspirational quotes spread across the walls. And if it weren’t for the jum...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: April 7, 2021

HCSO 2020 Annual Report Now Available Online

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Dear community members, 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office 2020 Annual Report is now available for viewing online at humboldtgov.org/2637/Annual-Report. In this report you will find information about every division of the Sheriff’s Off...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2020

HCSO teams up with local businesses to support shelter animals this Christmas

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Safeway and two local businesses to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals as part of Operation Santa Paws.

Operation Santa Paws is a holiday collection drive for shelter and rescue dogs, bringing nee...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Check Your Eligibility to Apply for Property Tax Relief Funds

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The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office encourages local homeowners who have fallen behind on their property tax payments during the COVID-19 pandemic to check their eligibility to apply for California Mortgage Relief Program funds.

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California Mortgage Relief Program Website Treasurer - Tax Collector

 
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