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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: October 14, 2021

Humboldt County Seeks Local Entity for Collective Cannabis Branding, Marketing and Promotion

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For many decades, the cannabis industry has been a significant economic driver in Humboldt County. As cannabis emerges as a statewide industry, the county is looking at ways to maintain a competitive advantage to preserve and strengthen the regional brand...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Homebuyer Assistance Loan Program Wait List closes after 1 day

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The County of Humboldt’s Planning and Building Department received over 70 applications for the Homebuyer Assistance Loan Program Wait List by noon on Wednesday, Oct. 13, just hours after it opened to the public. Applications were timestamped an...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Homebuyer Assistance Loan Program Wait List Reopens after 6 Years

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Home prices have risen dramatically in Humboldt County and some much-needed assistance could be on the way for aspiring homebuyers. The county has received two grants to assist lower-income community households to buy a house. Due to high demand and lack ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

County Offices Closed Monday for Mandatory Training

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The County of Humboldt will again use an upcoming holiday to provide vital training for employees on subjects like the Americans with Disabilities Act, ethics, discrimination and sexual harassment among other topics. On Monday, Oct. 11, Indigenous Peoples...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Supervisors Appoint Hayes as County Administrative Officer

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has selected Elishia Hayes as County Administrative Officer (CAO), effective today, Oct. 5. The CAO’s responsibilities are laid out in County Code, and Hayes will be responsible for overseeing the county’s annual $...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Grand Opening for New Garberville Campus Complex

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The County of Humboldt will hold a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 13 for the $3.1 million Garberville Campus Complex. The former library and office building were demolished to make way for the new modular complex. The facility will serve as a m...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

County of Humboldt to Host Community Housing Sessions

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Make your voice heard for the future of housing on the North Coast. The County of Humboldt Planning and Building Department invites residents to share housing insights and participate in three community listening sessions occurring in October. These sessi...

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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: October 15, 2021

Fogleman Found Guilty by Jury

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October 15, 2021

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on October 14, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found 37-year-old Alvin James Fogleman of Eureka guilty of evading the police with willful and wanton disregard for the safet...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Roman Found Guilty After Jury Trial

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October 12, 2021

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on October 8, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found 54-year-old Sergio Lopez Roman of Eureka guilty of assault with force likely to produce bodily injury (Penal Code [PC] §...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Sex Offender Sentenced to 160 Years to Life

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 October 7, 2021

Earlier today, Judge Christopher G. Wilson sentenced convicted sex offender Michael Dennis Flowers to serve 160 years to life in prison for his Februar...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Leiteritz Sentenced for McKinleyville Homicide

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October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, Humboldt County Judge John Feeney sentenced 42-year-old Brian Jon Leiteritz to 7 years - execution of sentence suspended - plus 5 years of pr...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Jury Reaches Verdict in Shirley

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September 30, 2021

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on September 27, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found 29-year-old Markis Caprice Dewayne Shirley of Eureka guilty of first-degree residential burglary with person present (Penal C...

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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: 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.  

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Oct. 8, 2021 - Dry weather test period extended

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

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

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

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

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

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

Virtual youth wellness events run through October

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

Prior to the C...

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20210915 - HCTAYC Wellness Week 2021 (PDF) Health & Human Services
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: 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: October 15, 2021

Oct. 15, 2021 - FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Boosters; Official Decision Expected Next Week

An advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously today to recommend emergency use authorization for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for adults 18 and older. The committee yesterday recommended that the ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Oct. 14, 2021 - 1 Hospitalization, 20 New Cases Reported Today

A total of 9,005 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in Humboldt County after Public Health reported 20 new cases today. One hospitalization of a person in their 40s was also reported.

An advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Oct. 13, 2021 - 2 Deaths, 0 Hospitalizations, 48 New Cases Reported Today

Humboldt County Public Health reported two deaths from COVID-19 today, one person in their 70s and one person over the age of 80. One hundred and eight county residents have died from the virus. Staff in the Department Operations Center extend their condo...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Oct. 12, 2021 - 1 Hospitalization, 5 New Cases Reported Today

Five additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County, bringing to 8,937 the total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus. One new hospitalization of a person in their 70s was also reported.

On Monday, Merck & Co. and i...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Oct. 11, 2021 - 3 Hospitalizations, 99 New Cases Reported Since Friday

Ninety-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County since the most recent report Friday, bringing to 8,932 the total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus. Three new hospitalizations were also reported, including o...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Oct. 8, 2021 - 4 Deaths, 2 Hospitalizations, 35 New Cases Reported

The deaths of four Humboldt County residents due to COVID-19 were reported today, including two in their 60s, one in their 70s and one over the age of 80. The staff of the Department Operations Center shares their sympathies with the family, friends and c...

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OCT 8 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Oct. 7, 2021 - 1 Death, 2 Hospitalizations, 33 New Cases Reported

The death of a resident over the age of 80 was reported by Humboldt County Public Health today, marking the 102nd local death from COVID-19. The staff of the Department Operations Center offer their sympathies to friends, family and caregivers of those wh...

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OCT 7 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Oct. 6, 2021 - Local COVID-19 Deaths Top 100 After 3 Reported Today

Humboldt County Public Health has reported the deaths of three residents over the age of 80 from COVID-19. One hundred one local residents have died from the virus. The staff of the Department Operations Center share their condolences with friends, family...

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OCT 6 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Oct. 5, 2021 - 2 Hospitalizations, 14 New Cases Reported

Fourteen additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County today, bringing to 8,730 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus. Two hospitalizations of people in their 50s were also reported. One previousl...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Oct. 4, 2021 - 4 Hospitalizations, 121 New Cases Reported Since Friday

One hundred twenty-one additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County since Friday, bringing to 8,716 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus. Four hospitalizations have also been reported since Frid...

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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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Posted on: December 6, 2018

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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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: 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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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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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: October 14, 2021

Hubbard Lane, Eureka.

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PG&E will be closing Hubbard Lane at the Vet Clinic on October 26, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic will be diverted around the Vet Clinic from the Stop Light. PG&E will keep traffic open to the apartments but there will be a hard closure jus...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Culvert Replacement on Butler Valley Road

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be replacing two culverts from Oct. 4 to Oct. 14 at post mile 2.21 and 3.05. Signs will be posted in the construction area informing the public of the possibility of up to 2-hour delays. Thank you for yo...

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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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Road Conditions Updates
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.

Fog Seal

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. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Knob Fire in Willow Creek.

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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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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: October 14, 2021

Phone scam targets local PC 290 Registrants

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has recently received reports of a phone scam targeting local PC 290 Registrants.

As part of this scam, the caller claims they are from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and tells the victim that d...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 14, 2021

HCSO MET locates active water diversion, 11 environmental violations during Alderpoint area warrants

WATER DIVERSION

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) located 11 environmental violations and removed one active water diversion from the Eel River this week during the service of search warrants in Southern Humboldt County.

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 14, 2021

McKinleyville bar shooting suspect taken into custody

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A Eureka man has been taken into custody for attempted murder following the investigation into a shooting at a McKinleyville bar on September 27.

On Oct. 13, 2021, at about 3:36 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 54-year-old Sean T...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Warrant arrest in Myrtletown

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On Oct. 12, 2021, at about 12:16 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the 2400 block of Myrtle Avenue observed a suspicious male exhibiting behavior consistent with attempting a car burglary.

Deputies contacted the man, 20-year-o...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Blue Lake Suspicious Death Investigation

On October. 10, 2021, at approximately 12:51 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Taylor Way near the Mad River Levee in Blue Lake for the report of a deceased male near the trail close by the levee. 

Upon arriva...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Garberville early morning foot pursuit, warrant arrest

Dakota Blue Reinius booking photo |  Humboldt County Correctional Facility

On 10/7/2021, at about 00:09  hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Garberville Town Square in the 700 Block of Locust St for the report of suspicious activity by 5-6 individuals including possible drug use and disturbi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Probation check leads to discovery of drugs, ammunition

Billy club, drugs, and ammunition seized during probation check

On Oct. 5, 2021, at about 6:55 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation check on 64-year-old Randall Allison Reese at his residence on the 4600 block of Salmon Creek Road in Miranda.

Upon arrival to the property, deputies lo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 6, 2021

HCSO seeks man wanted on nationwide extradition warrant, last seen in Garberville

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Jason Allen Spillars. Spillars is wanted on a nationwide extradition warrant out of North Carolina. He was last seen in the Garberville area on Oct. 6, 2021...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

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On Oct. 4, 2021, at about 7:32 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the area of Hiller Avenue and Central Avenue observed an individual who closely matched the description of a suspect from recent vehicle burglaries in McKinleyville and E...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 6, 2021

PG&E Phone Scam Targeting Local Residents

PHONE SCAM

Humboldt County residents are reporting an increase in scam phone calls claiming to be Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and threatening to shut off power if a payment is not made.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received multi...

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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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