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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

VPAT Inform...

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ADA Compliance Accessibility

 
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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Citizens’ Advisory Committee now accepting applications for Measure Z funding

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The Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Measure Z Expenditures is a group that advises the Board of Supervisors on Measure Z funds and is looking for projects that will make Humboldt County a better and safer place to live.

If you have a project idea that prov...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Virtual Ceremony for Newly Elected Supervisor Bushnell, Re-Elected Supervisors Bohn, Wilson

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With wet weather expected, Monday’s swearing-in ceremony for Supervisor-Elect Michelle Bushnell and Supervisors Rex Bohn and Mike Wilson will now be held via Zoom. The virtual ceremony begins at noon and link information is at the bottom of this notice.&a...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 29, 2020

County’s Small Business Restart and Recovery (SBRR) grant program approaches $2 million

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Local businesses and non-profits that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are getting some much-needed financial support as the county has distributed nearly $2 million in General Fund dollars to these entities over the last 4 months through the c...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Jan. 7, 2021 - Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant - Closes January 13

The State is offering a new COVID-19 relief grant to businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. Up to $25,000 is available for eligible businesses. The application period for this program closes January 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST. For more information p...

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California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant COVID-19 Business Resources
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Dec. 30, 2020 - Compliance Calls Migrating to Local Jurisdictions

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, all COVID-19 compliance activities will be handled by the jurisdiction in which violations are alleged to occur. The COVID-19 Compliance Tip Line, which has been operated by the Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center&rsquo...

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DEC30 Compliance (PDF) COVID-19 Business Resources
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Dec. 29, 2020 - County Officials Express Concern About COVID Tier Reassignment

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced that local COVID-19 data places Humboldt County in the “Red” or Substantial tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.”

The adju...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021

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

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 36

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results
Posted on: January 19, 2021

January 19, 2021

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

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 131

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results
Posted on: January 15, 2021

January 15, 2021

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

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 43

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.    

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COVID-19 Daily Test Results

 
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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Jan. 18, 2021 - State Officials Tell Counties to ‘Pause’ Administration of Vaccine Lot

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

The California State Epidemiologist recommended to local health offices last night that they pause administration of a single lot of COVID-19 vaccines, after a disproportionate number of severe adverse reactions was reported at a vaccination clinic in San...

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JAN18 Moderna Lot (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Jan. 12, 2021 - State Reassigns County to ‘Purple’ Tier Due to Worsening Virus Data

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

The California Department of Public Health today announced that Humboldt County will be reassigned to the “Purple” or widespread tier, tightening COVID-19 safety measures as the local case and positivity rates continue to rise.

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JAN12 Purple Tier (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Jan. 6, 2021 - State Health Order Aims at Freeing Up Hospital Capacity Across California

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The California Department of Public Health Director late yesterday issued a Health Order intended to maintain quality of care in hospitals experiencing a surge in COVID-19 patients by increasing the availability of intensive care unit (ICU) and other hosp...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

DHHS Public Health receives grant for bicycle and pedestrian safety education

Bicycle and pedestrian safety education is the focus of a $120,000 grant the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health branch recently received from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

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2021 Bicycle-Pedestrian safety grant (PDF) Department of Health & Human Services
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Three test positive at Sempervirens

Three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at Sempervirens, Humboldt County Department Health & Human Services’ (DHHS) 16-bed in-patient psychiatric hospital located in Eureka.  

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

New rule will prevent local waste disposal sites from accepting treated wood

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will no longer allow the landfill disposal of treated wood waste (TWW). This means that transfer stations and rural container drop-off sites can no longer accept TWW for ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

K-9 Reece - Obituary

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

PRESS RELEASE

December 7, 2020

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office is sad to report the passing of Narcotic Detection K-9 "Reece".  Reece partnered with Distric...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Logan Rain Brewer-Hearst Sentenced

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

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December 4, 2020

On December 3, 2020, Judge John T. Feeney sentenced Logan Rain Brewer-Hearst to 15 years in the care of the Department of Juvenile Justice, California Departme...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

State AG to Not Pursue Charges in County Coroner-Public Administrator's Office

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

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November 30, 2020

On November 23, 2020, the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office received a letter (attached) from the State Attorney General (AG), indicating the AG will...

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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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Registered to vote as No Party Preference*?

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: December 21, 2020

Need help reducing wildfire hazards on your property? Sign up for FLASH!

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This year's wildfire season has many Humboldt County residents eager to reduce their risk of loss to wildfire. Help is here! The County, under the guidance of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) is offering private landowners the opport...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Fire-adapted Landscapes & Safe Homes Landowner Cost-Share Program to Reignite this Fall

In March of 2020, CAL FIRE announced an award of funding to the County of Humboldt on behalf of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) to reignite the Fire Adapted Landscapes and Safe Homes Program (FLASH). Program kick-off is expected in fall 2020...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Jan. 20, 2021 - One Death, 36 New Cases Reported Today

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

A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 36 new cases of COVID-19 were reported today. One previously recorded case was incorrectly reported as positive due to a lab error and another was determined to be a duplicate, so the total number of ...

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JAN20 Case Count (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Jan. 19, 2021 - 131 New Cases Reported Since Friday

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

An additional 131 cases of COVID-19 have been reported over the three-day weekend. One previously reported case was determined to be a duplicate, so the total number of county residents who have tested positive is now 2,393.

The state on Sunday recommende...

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JAN19 Case Count (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Jan. 18, 2021 - State Officials Tell Counties to ‘Pause’ Administration of Vaccine Lot

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

The California State Epidemiologist recommended to local health offices last night that they pause administration of a single lot of COVID-19 vaccines, after a disproportionate number of severe adverse reactions was reported at a vaccination clinic in San...

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JAN18 Moderna Lot (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert

 
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Posted on: April 22, 2020

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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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: January 13, 2021

Traffic Signal Replacements.

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Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be replacing two Signals at Central Avenue and Railroad Drive in McKinleyville, on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Hours will be 8 am to 4 pm. These signals will be in 4-way flash, please treat this as a regula...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Snow Report for Horse Mtn, McCann Bridge Update

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Horse Mountain Snow Report:

          There is two inches of snow at the tower.

          Road is icy

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Holmes Summer Bridge.

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Holmes Summer Bridge has been taken out and the road is now closed for the season. 

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Probation search leads to discovery of illegal firearms, cannabis

Eight illegal firearms and high capacity magazines

On Jan. 19, 2021, at about 1:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation search at a residence on the 500 block of Nob Hill Court in Shelter Cove following community complaints regarding cannabis cultivation and increased t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Stolen vehicle recovery, suspect wanted

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On Jan. 19, 2021, at about 12:01 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a vehicle investigation on a vehicle on Highway 169 near Hoopa.

The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Roman Jay Price of Hoopa, was identified as being on active...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

False imprisonment arrest

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On Jan. 16, 2021, at about 9:41 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1900 block of Patterson Road in Willow Creek for the report of an altercation resulting in false imprisonment.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Property Taxes are due for Humboldt County

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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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