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    COVID-19 Statistics | Oct. 11, 2021 – Lost Coast Outpost

    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 one person in their 60s and two people in their 70s.

    Since Friday, 202 doses of vaccine were administered at Public Health’s mobile vaccination clinics. Health officials continue to urge all eligible members of the community to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

    As always, the county’s vaccination and testing services are available free of charge. Appointments for Public Health vaccination clinics are not required but are recommended due to a significant increase in demand for additional doses and boosters. Sign up in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. For instructions in English and Spanish on how to use My Turn, go to humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo.

    See the schedule below for specific clinic dates, times, locations and available services:

    Willow Creek — Tuesday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
         Public Health Office (77 Walnut Way)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available

    Garberville — Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
         Public Health Office (727 Cedar St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available

    Arcata — Thursday, Oct. 14, 4 to 6 p.m.
         Arcata High School (1720 M St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available 

    Eureka — Friday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
         Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available 

    Miranda — Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
         South Fork High School (6831 Avenue of the Giants)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available

    Eureka — Sunday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
         College of the Redwoods (7351 Tompkins Hill Road)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         PCR and rapid testing available

    Eureka — Monday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
         Public Health Main Office (529 I St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
         No testing available

    Check availability of a specific vaccine at local pharmacies at vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to locate a nearby pharmacy offering vaccines.

    Pfizer is authorized for those 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older. County residents age 16 and 17 can receive a vaccination at Public Health clinics without a parent or guardian physically present as long as they have a signed consent form. Children under 16 still must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

    Residents, particularly unvaccinated individuals, are urged to get tested if they are experiencing symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus. No-cost testing is available through OptumServe seven days a week at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka. Mobile testing sites are scheduled throughout the county most weekdays. View the schedule and learn how to make an appointment at humboldtgov.org/covidtestregistration

    View the Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download data from a previous time.

    For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000.

    Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
    Check for vaccine availability at a local pharmacy: Vaccines.gov
    Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
    Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
    Follow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19
    Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19
    Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19
    Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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