Health

February 2023

A NURSE WRITES: Mutations, Sunshine and a Simplified Vaccine Proposal

December 2022

A NURSE WRITES: The Flu is Probably Not What You Think It Is, and You Should Give Yourself a Nice New Year’s Resolution!

A NURSE WRITES: Introducing the ‘Swiss Cheese’ Strategy For Disease Prevention — Lots of Holes, Until You Stack ‘Em Up!

November 2022

TRIDEMIC! COVID + Flu + RSV Especially Hard on the Smallest Among Us Says Public Health, Which Urges Parents to Get Kids Their Shots

A NURSE WRITES: Let’s Talk About Our Gross Hands

Senator Mike McGuire Announces $10 Million Investment for Humboldt’s Future Health Care Education Hub

October 2022

Mother Nature Has Cleared the Toxic Cyanobacteria Out of Big Lagoon Until Next Summer at the Earliest, DHHS Says

SoHUM ULTRASOUND! Now You Can Get Those Weird UFO Pictures of Your Body Parts or Your Baby Right There at Jerold Phelps

Rabid Fox Found Dead Under a Truck After Biting a Person and Attacking a Moving Vehicle

A NURSE WRITES: Exercise Every Day Keeps the COVID Away

September 2022

(UPDATE: FIXED!) You’re Going to Have to Get Your Meatball Marinara Elsewhere For Now, Because the Health Department Has Shut Down the Fourth Street Subway Until it Can Get Its Toilet Fixed

August 2022

Humboldt County to Offer Monkeypox Vaccines to People at High Risk

Monkeypox Arrives: First Case in Humboldt County Confirmed Today, Says County’s Public Health Division

July 2022

There Are No Confirmed Cased of Monkeypox in Humboldt, But DHHS Has a Few Vaccines in Case It Shows Up

‘UNSUSTAINABLE’: Humboldt Blood Supply ‘Critically Low’; New Donors Sought

June 2022

If You Can’t Afford a Lock Box to Keep Your Guns and Cannabis Gummies From Your Kids, the County Will Give You One

Monkeypox Hits California! Here’s What You Need to Know

February 2022

Multiple Shigella Cases in Eureka May Have Spread at Local Laundromats

November 2021

Humboldt Has Seen 33 People Die From Fentanyl Overdoses in 2021, Says DTF

September 2021

SoHum Nurse Named ‘Healthcare Hero’

July 2021

Health Department Closes Eureka Stalwart Angelo’s Pizza Due to Rat Infestation

Humboldt Health Officials Offer Tips For Staying Healthy During the Drought

June 2021

Beware of Ticks and Stay on Designated Trails, City of Arcata Reminds You

February 2021

After Years of Study and Rumors, Providence Health Announces Impending Closure of Birthing Center at Redwood Memorial

November 2020

DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOTS! If You Haven’t Gotten Your Jab Yet, the County Will Set You Up For Free Wednesday

March 2020

The Humboldt Harm Reduction Coalition Would Like to Hear Your Thoughts About Harm Reduction

A Facebook Group Founded Locally is Sewing Homemade Medical Masks for Hospitals and Healthcare Workers Across the U.S.

Residents of Six Bay Area Counties Ordered to Shelter in Place; Only Essential Businesses to Remain Open

Eureka WinCo No Longer Open 24 Hours as Employees Need Time to Clean, Restock Shelves Due to Coronavirus-Incited Hoarding

County Office of Education Says There’s No Need to Shut Schools at the Moment, But That It’s Closely Monitoring the Situation

MORE COVID FALLOUT: HSU Cancels Spring Athletics, Suspends Face-to-Face Instruction Through April 17

County Launches COVID-19 Info Line and Web Page, Reiterates State’s ‘Social Distancing’ Guidelines

CANCEL-19: A Running List of Humboldt Closures and Cancellations Related to Coronavirus Fears

State Health Officials Ask Public to Cancel All Gatherings of 250 People or More, Implement Social Distancing Policies at Smaller Events

(VIDEO) Humboldt County Officials Declare ‘Local Health Emergency’ to Better Respond to COVID-19

Arcata High Student Hospitalized in San Francisco With Rare Bacterial Meningitis

February 2020

The Humboldt County COVID-19 Patient is Well Again and Has Been Released From Isolation, Says DHHS

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Community ‘Not at Risk,’ Says County Public Health Officer in Interview With the Outpost

(UPDATE) Humboldt County Resident Diagnosed With Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

January 2020

DHHS: There Are No Humboldt Cases of Coronavirus

Meet Humboldt County’s New Health Officer

November 2019

Health Department Shutters Rita’s in Eureka After Fourth Food Safety Inspection This Month

(PHOTOS) St. Joseph’s Hospital Workers Continue Picketing

Fake Vape Cartridges and Their Dangers: An Investigation From the Arcata High Pepperbox

TONIGHT: Town Hall Meeting on Adverse Childhood Experiences in Humboldt County, Featuring Sen. Mike McGuire and California’s Surgeon General

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) St. Joseph Workers On Strike

Tomorrow is GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT DAY, and Here are Some Tips to Help You Prepare

GRUB DOWN in CONFIDENCE! All Restaurant Inspection Reports in Humboldt County are Now Available Online

October 2019

Annual Mussel Quarantine Extended for Humboldt and Mendocino Counties

SUICIDE PREVENTION: Coroner’s Office, Health and Human Services Staff Talk About the New, Data-Driven Approach They’ve Implemented


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