A woman was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding today, after nearly drowning downriver of Kimtu Beach.

According to scanner traffic, a “near-drowning” was reported around 3:30 p.m. and CPR was administered by first responders.

Lieutenant Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office tells the outpost that the woman shows positive vital signs.

Information will be updated as it comes in.