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Posted on: January 22, 2020

New Hours at Willow Creek Office

Hello, and welcome to my new communications channel! Our county website is a great place to go for information on what the county is up to, and on my web page you can find out more about the 5th District and sign up to get notified whenever I sha...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Website Accessibility Policy

This is our annual distribution of Humboldt County’s  Website Accessibility Policy.  Below is a list of related documents/pages:

Website Accessibility Policy

Web Standards and Style Guide

Website Questions/Comments Form

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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: August 31, 2021

Voting Options for Fire Evacuees in Willow Creek/Hoopa Area

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The upcoming California Gubernatorial Recall Election is Sept. 14, and registered voters in the Willow Creek and Hoopa areas that have been evacuated or are under evacuation warning are encouraged to turn in their voted ballot now. Postage is prepaid by t...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Board of Supervisors Appoint Brownfield as Public Defender

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors today appointed Luke Brownfield as the new Public Defender. He replaces Marek Reavis, who retired on July 2. Brownfield was appointed as the Acting Public Defender effective July 4.

“With his experience an...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Project Trellis Local Equity Program to Provide over $2 million in services for Cannabis Community

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More than $2 million in funding is available through the County of Humboldt’s Project Trellis Local Equity Program V2.0, to help individuals in the local cannabis community enter and succeed in the commercial cannabis marketplace. Eligible equity applican...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Board of Supervisors to Continue Virtual Meetings

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With the surge of COVID-19 cases, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors met in special session this morning and voted to continue virtual meetings. The board previously decided to return to in-person meetings starting on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Meetings have...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Facial Coverings To Be Required In All County Facilities

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With the emergence of the more contagious Delta variant in California, which rapidly increased to over 80% of cases in California in the past weeks, the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising again throughout the state. This is especiall...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Proclaim Local Drought Emergency

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After receiving a recommendation from the Humboldt County Drought Task Force, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 20, adopted a resolution proclaiming a countywide local emergency due to drought. 

The emergency proclamation is the first step...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Headwaters Grant Fund Accepting Applications for Economic Development Projects

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If you have a great idea that could promote business growth or job creation in Humboldt County, consider applying for a grant award through the County of Humboldt’s -Headwaters Grant Fund. Applications for the 2021-22 grant round will be accepte...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Serve Your Community, Earn Extra Money as an Election Worker for the California Recall Election

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Election workers are needed as the Humboldt County Office of Elections is gearing up for the quickly approaching California Gubernatorial Recall Election on Sept.14.

The format will be similar to the 2020 Presidential General Election. The recall election ...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 14, 2021

As Humboldt Reopens, County Launches Redesigned Website

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The County of Humboldt launched its redesigned website Wednesday, July 14, after it was delayed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

The web address will remain the same, humboldtgov.org, but the redesigned site allow...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Future of Internet Resources for Businesses in Post Covid Economy

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The Humboldt County Prosperity Network invites residents to join in conversation to explore how changes in broadband access and internet connectivity will affect businesses in our community. The virtual meeting will be held via ZOOM on Wednesday, July 21 ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Redistricting Advisory Commission

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The Redistricting Advisory Commission (RAC) consists of 5 voting members. The RAC recommends to the Board of Supervisors if any changes should be made to the supervisorial district boundaries based upon the 2020 Federal Decennial Census.

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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

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

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: October 2, 2019

Website Personalization Now Available!

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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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JUL29 TAY Clinics (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
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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20210719 - AutoXpo Vaccination Clinic (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
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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JUL1 Vaccines Variants (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
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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June 28 OptumServe Move (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
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.

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JUN14 Kids Vaccine (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021 - Free Rapid Testing Kits Available to Organizations

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

COVID-19 rapid antigen tests are now available at no cost to organizations, including businesses, faith-based organizations and congregate living facilities, through the State of California Testing Task Force (TTF). 

Antigen testing is a rapid poi...

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JUN4 Rapid Testing (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021 - California Mask Guidelines to Stay in Place Until June 15

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California Mask Guidelines to Stay in Place Until June 15

California will keep its current indoor masking guidance without making any changes until June 15, the California Health and Human Services (CHHS) agency announced today. 

CHHS Secretary Dr....

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Jury Convicts Todd Gonsalves

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September 17, 2021

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that yesterday a Humboldt County jury found Todd William Gonsalves of Eureka guilty of attempted criminal threats (Penal Code Section [PC] 664/422), possession of a firearm by a felo...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Darrius Upshaw Sentenced to 10 Years for Sexual Assaults

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September 17, 2021 

On September 14, 2021, Humboldt County Judge Neel sentenced 31-year-old Darrius Dejuan Upshaw to 10 years in state prison for the crimes o...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Jury Convicts Richard Dorey, Jr. of All Charges

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August 24, 2021

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on August 23, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found Richard Avery Dorey, Jr. guilty of kidnapping (Penal Code [PC] s...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Judge Rescinds ruling releasing Sexually Violent Predator Joshua Cooley

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On August 13th, Judge John Feeney issued a ruling striking his December 2016 order for conditional release of Joshua Cooley from the State Hospital in Coalinga, a locked psychiatric facility for sexual offenders.  Cooley has been housed at Coalin...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Derek Hughes Sentenced For Poaching Redwood Burl

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August 20, 2021

Following 38-year-old Derek Alwin Hughes’ guilty plea to one count of felony vandalism on July 23rd, Judge Christopher Wilson today sentenced Hughes to two year...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Jury Returns with First Degree Murder Verdict in the Homicide of Bo Triantos

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 July 2, 2021

On July 1, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found Brandon Matthew Watson, age 29, of Arcata, guilty of one count of first-degree murder for the homicide of Pe...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Daniel Raymond Aubrey Sentenced

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June 01, 2021

Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel Raymond Aubrey was sentenced today to serve one year in jail and was given a three-year formal probation term by Judge Kelly Neel afte...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Jury Concludes that Scott Dean Eden is a Sexually Violent Predator

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May 28, 2021

A Humboldt County jury today unanimously concluded that SCOTT DEAN EDEN is a sexually violent predator within the meaning of the Sexually Predator Act (SVPA).

In 199...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Jury Finds Jason Barnes Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter

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 May 5, 2021

On May 5, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found Jason Ryan Barnes, age 48, of Eureka, guilty of one count of involuntary manslaughter for the homici...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Jonathan Marcks Sentenced to 22 Years for Child Sexual Assaults

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April 13, 2021

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District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today Jonathan Eisenhard Marcks, 36, of Arcata, was sentenced to 22 years in state prison after Marcks pled guilty...

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Election Results - Final Election Night Report

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Election results in Humboldt County are in. Visit our elections page for full results.

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Election Results - First Election Night Report

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The latest report for the Humboldt County November 3 Presidential General Election is now available.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

How to Vote for President for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

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As a voter registered with No Party Preference, if you want to vote for U.S. President you must request a primary election ballot with presidential candidates from one of the following pa...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Poll Workers Needed for March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

The Humboldt County Office of Elections is looking for poll workers for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election.

Eligible Poll Workers must be a: (1) registered voter, (2) legal permanent resident, or (3) high school student age 16 or older with a 2.5 ...

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Official Elections Results

Official Cumulative and Precinct Reports have been published.  

View the results on our web page.

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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
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Suicide Prevention Awareness focus of September events

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) and community partners are offering virtual events, trainings and resources during the month of September to bring awareness to suicide prevention efforts locally.  

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20210907 - Suicide Prevention Awareness (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021 - Warning issued after person becomes sick from potential harmful algae, dog dies

Environmental health officials are reminding community residents to be on the lookout for harmful algal blooms after a report was made of a person becoming ill following time spent in the South Fork Eel River north of Weott. State staff is currently takin...

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20210723 - Harmful Algae Reported Locally (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Drought raises public health concerns

On May 10, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded the drought emergency proclamation to 41 counties, including Humboldt. With this proclamation comes acknowledgement that droughts can cause changes to communities and the environment that impact publi...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

This summer stay safe near the water

This summer make safety at the rivers, oceans and lagoons a top priority. Local waterways are cold and have swift currents, which can pose threats to even the strongest swimmers. Remember these tips for staying safe near water: 

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20210617 - Summer Water Safety (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 11, 2021

New Public Health Director to start end of June

Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) employee Sofia Pereira has been named the department’s new director of Public Health and will be stepping into her new role June 27. Pereira is replacing Michele Stephens, who was promoted to Assistant Dire...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Cyanobacteria in the Mad River

Public Health officials are reminding residents to keep an eye out for cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, while recreating at local rivers and lakes after samples with the toxin were collected at two locations on the Mad River.

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20210528 - Cyanobacteria in the Mad River (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021 - County signs stipulated judgment with State Attorney General

The California Attorney General (AG) and the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) jointly submitted a request Thursday to the Humboldt County Superior Court to enter into a proposed stipulated supplemental judgment that intends...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Low-cost rabies vaccines

The Humboldt-Del Norte Veterinary Medical Association is sponsoring low-cost canine rabies vaccination clinics through mid-July. 

During the clinics, dog vaccinations are $10 each. Other canine and feline vaccinations will also be available. The c...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Adult mental health crisis center in the works for Humboldt County

Early this month, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services’ (DHHS’s) request to allocate funding to establish and run a sub-acute transitional facility for adults e...

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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: September 17, 2021

Sept. 17, 2021 - Additional Post-vaccination Hospitalizations and Deaths Reported Today

Seventy-seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County today, bringing to 8,098 the total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus.

Four new hospitalizations were also reported, including a person in their 50s, two in ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Sept. 16, 2021 - 1 Death, 2 New Hospitalizations and 37 New Cases Reported Today

Thirty-seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County today, bringing to 8,021 the total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus.

Two new hospitalizations were also reported, including a person in their 60s and anothe...

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SEP16 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Sept.15, 2021 - State Data Flow Problem Solved: 90 New Cases and 4 Hospitalizations Reported

Following a data transmission failure yesterday between two State of California computer systems, local Public Health officials have confirmed today 90 new positive cases for the two-day period. The total number of residents who have tested positive for t...

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SEP15 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Sept. 14, 2021 - 0 New Cases to Report Due to State Computer Glitch; Deaths, Hospitalizations Flat

Due to a data transmission failure between two State of California computer systems, local Public Health officials are currently unable to confirm additional positive case reports. State representatives have indicated that they are troubleshooting the dis...

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SEP14 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Sept. 13, 2021 - 1 Death, 2 Hospitalizations, 171 New Cases Reported Today

A Humboldt County resident in their 70s has died from COVID-19. Staff in the Department Operations Center extend their condolences to the friends, loved ones and caregivers of the person who died.

Two new hospitalizations have also been reported, including...

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SEP13 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Sept. 10, 2021 - 1 Death, 30 New Cases, 2 Hospitalizations Reported Today

A Humboldt County resident in their 60s has died from COVID-19. Staff in the Department Operations Center extend their condolences to the friends, loved ones and caregivers of the person who died.

Two new hospitalizations have also been reported, including...

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SEP10 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Sept. 9, 2021 - 115 New Cases, 2 Hospitalizations Reported Today

One-hundred fifteen new cases of COVID-19 have been processed and confirmed in Humboldt County today, bringing to 7,693 the total number of residents who have tested positive.

Two new hospitalizations have also been reported, including one resident in thei...

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SEP9 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Sept. 8, 2021 - 2 Deaths, 2 Hospitalizations, 32 Cases Reported

Two Humboldt County residents have died from COVID-19, marking the 80th death in the county since the pandemic began. Staff in the Department Operations Center extend their condolences to the friends, loved ones and caregivers of those who died.

Two new ho...

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SEP8 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Sept. 7, 2021 - 3 Deaths, 6 Hospitalizations, 209 Cases Reported Since Friday

Three Humboldt County residents have died as a result of COVID-19 since the most recent report Friday, one person in their 40s and two people in their 60s. Staff in the Department Operations Center share their sympathies with the friends, family and careg...

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SEP 7 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Sept. 3, 2021 - 29 Cases, 3 Hospitalizations Reported Today

Twenty-nine new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Humboldt County today. The total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus now stands at 7,337.

Three new hospitalizations also were reported today, including two people in their...

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April 21, 2020 - California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $30 Million in Grant Funding

"The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, announced $30 million in grant funding through the Cannabis Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions."

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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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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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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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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: September 16, 2021

Thomas Road at Salmon Creek.

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Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be doing a bridge inspection on Thomas Road at Salmon Creek on September 28, 2021, from 9 a.m. to noon. Expect 1-hour delays during this time.   

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Alderpoint Road Construction.

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing Alderpoint Road at post miler marker 40.21 to post mile marker 40.70, approximately 7 miles south of Bridgeville. Traffic through the construction site will be restricted to a single lane wi...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Honeydew Bridge on Mattole Road.

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Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be performing a bridge inspection on the Honeydew Bridge, September 14th, 2021 from 9 am to 1 pm. Expect 1-hour delays during this time. Thank you for your patience. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Dows Prairie Road.

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On September 14th and 15th, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at post mile marker 1.00 to 3.00, the Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be chip and fog sealing this section of road. Expect 30 minute delays during this time. Thank you for your...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Lower Cappell Road

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On September 7th, 8th, and 9th, there will be road construction on Lower Cappell Road and motorists should expect up to 20 minute delays. Thank you for your patience during this time. 

Lower Cappell Road 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Knob Fire in Willow Creek.

Road Closure Sign

Currently Panther Road, Friday Ridge Road, Hodgson Road, Butterfly Creek Road, Gypo Lane, and China Creek are all closed due to the Knob Fire in Willow Creek. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Redwood House Road

Road Closed Sign

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be replacing a culvert on Redwood House Road at post mile 7.14.

Redwood House Road will be CLOSED beginning Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Kneeland Road is the alternate route. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Shively Road

Road Construction Ahead Sign

GR Wilcox Enterprises will be performing work for Humboldt County on Shively Road at Post Miles 3.50-3.51, 7.90, and 8.42. The work will begin today, July 26th, 2021, with a culvert replacement at Post Mile 8.42. No full closures are anticipated, and we e...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Notice of Construction for Storm Damage Repairs on Alderpoint Road

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing four sites on Alderpoint Road between Alderpoint and Blocksburg at Mile Post 21.8, 22.8, 23.0-23.05, and 23.75.

Traffic through each construction site will be restricted to a single lane with...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Notice of Construction for Storm Damage Repairs on Mattole Road

Road Work Ahead Sign

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be working on Mattole Road at Post Mile 5.00 and Post Mile 13.67, between Honeydew and Petrolia. 

Traffic through the construction sites will be restricted to a single lane with stop sign control...

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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 Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Correctional Deputies save choking inmate’s life

Correctional Deputies Heckert and Hudson

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 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 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 Spotlight
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Humboldt County Correctional Facility launches Jail-Based Competency Treatment Program

A L-Shaped couch and a rocking chair in the new JBCT unit of the jail

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 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 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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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Sheriff’s ‘No Shave November’ competition raises over $2,900 for local youth

Correctional Deputy Ahmed displays his beard for No Shave November

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, brought an end to ‘No Shave November’ at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the month of November, deputies and staff were given the opportunity to opt out of dress code, growing out their facial hair and/or coloring t...

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Sheriff Spotlight
Posted on: June 12, 2020

An Open Letter to Humboldt County: 8 Can't Wait and the HCSO

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In the last week, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous inquiries and messages of support regarding the national campaign, 8 Can’t Wait. Thank you for reaching out and bringing this to our attention. After reviewing the recommendation...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Mad River Road Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Update #2

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On Thursday, September 9, 2021, a California Highway Patrol Officer was involved in an officer involved shooting in the area of the 1000 block of Mad River Road, in the unincorporated area of Arcata. The Humboldt County Critical Incident Response Team (CI...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Attempted murder arrest in McKinleyville

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On Sept. 13, 2021, at about 8 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1300 block of Underhill Avenue in McKinleyville for the report of a physical assault.

As deputies arrived on scene, a 15-year-old juvenil...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Possession of a stolen vehicle arrest in Orleans

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On Sept. 11, 2021, at about 3:39 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the area of Camp Creek Road and Placer Drive in Orleans observed a stolen vehicle parked in front of a residence.

While investigating, deputies located 58-year...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Suspicious death investigation in Blue Lake

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On Sept. 11, 2021, at about 11:40 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received a call regarding a deceased male located near a trail off of Hatchery Road in Blue Lake.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s dep...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 11, 2021

All evacuation warnings lifted for communities impacted by Knob Fire

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As work continues to progress in the containment and mop up of the Knob Fire, all evacuation warnings have been lifted for the Willow Creek area. No evacuation orders or warnings for the Knob Fire remain in effect at this time.

Residents are encouraged to ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Evacuation warnings lifted for communities south of China Creek

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As work continues to progress in the containment and mop up of the Knob Fire, Evacuation Warnings for the following areas have been lifted:

  • All areas east of Brushy Mountain Lookout Road/Forest Route 6N08A to the Humboldt/Trinity County Line, south of Chin...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Felony warrant suspect sought near Martins Ferry

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On Sept. 9, 2021, at about 7:40 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Mitchell Road in the Martins Ferry area for a welfare check.

Through further investigation deputies learned that 36-year-old John Elmer Sto...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Wanted man peacefully taken into custody following crisis negotiation efforts

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A wanted fugitive has peacefully surrendered to law enforcement following nearly two hours of negotiations in southeast McKinleyville.

Matthew Lyle Dilley, age 34 of Arcata, surrendered to law enforcement on Sept. 10, 2021 at approximately 1:15 p.m. on San...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Mad River Road Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

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On Sept. 9, 2021, at approximately 10:47 a.m. the California Highway Patrol Humboldt Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call regarding a suspicious male walking in the roadway with a firearm in the area of Heindon and Miller Roads, in the county&r...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Evacuation order downgraded for areas south of Victor Creek

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Due to the successful work of fire crews to contain the northern flank of the Knob Fire, the Evacuation Order for the following areas has been downgraded to an Evacuation Warning: 

Areas east of Brushy Mountain Lookout Road/Forest Route 6N08A to H...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Property Taxes are due for Humboldt County

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News Release

Property taxes are due now! Take a moment today and pay.

  • Pay by personal check, money order, or cashier’s check. Payments for the first installment are considered timely if they are postmarked by December 10, 2020.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

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