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    COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 8, 2021 – Lost Coast Outpost

    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 hospitalizations have also been reported, including one resident in their 50s and one in their 70s.

    Thirty-two new cases of COVID-19 have been processed and confirmed in the county, bringing to 7,578 the total number of residents who have tested positive.

    As of Tuesday, 73,532 county residents have been fully vaccinated, or 54.1 percent of the county’s total population. Nearly 70 percent of the vaccine-eligible population age 12 and older has received at least one dose.

    COVID-19 vaccines are available at Public Health clinics located around the county. Walk-ins are welcome, or appointments can be made in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. For instructions in English or Spanish on how to use My Turn, go to humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo.

    See the schedule of upcoming Public Health clinics below:

    Arcata – Thursday, Sept. 9, from noon to 2 p.m.
         Arcata Transit Center (925 E St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

    Trinidad – Thursday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m.
         Trinidad Town Hall (409 Trinity St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

    Garberville – Friday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
         Garberville Farmers’ Market (766 Locust St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

    Eureka – Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
         Cruz’n Eureka (Eureka Waterfront)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

    Eureka – Sunday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
         Zoe Barnum School (216 W Harris St.)
         Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

    To check availability of a particular vaccine at local pharmacies, visit vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to locate a pharmacy offering vaccines nearby. Most pharmacies allow walk-ins.

    Pfizer is authorized for those 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Full protection from vaccination is achieved two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine.

    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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