Press release from the Superior Court of California:

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has provided updated guidance for the use of face masks effective February 16, 2022.

In accordance with the updated guidance from CDPH, Humboldt Superior Court issues the following mask requirements effective February 16, 2022:

Masks are required while in courtrooms, while in Jury Deliberation Rooms, while in the Jury Assembly Room on the Ground Floor of the courthouse and when conducting business at the Clerk’s Office public counters.

Judges will have full discretion during courtroom proceedings to allow individuals addressing the court to remove their masks if individuals cannot be clearly heard. Any individual experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or other illness should not come to court.

The Humboldt Superior Court Clerk’s Office Lobby located at 421 “I” Street in Eureka is open to the public for walk-in service from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Clerk’s Office staff continues to be available by phone at (707) 445-7256.