March 2024

(PHOTOS) FIRST LOOK! The Outpost Takes a Tour of the New Open Door Center in Arcata, Which is Ready to Open as Soon As Its Licensing Goes Through

County’s Environmental Health Division Shuts Down Moonstone Grill Due to Rat Infestation

February 2024

Providence Humboldt County Announces New CEO Started Last Month

November 2023

INTRODUCING the Community Health Dashboard, an Interactive Tool That ‘Tells the Story of the Health of the Humboldt County Community’

(VIDEO) Please Enjoy This Beautifully Produced Video About Our Own Dr. Bruce Kessler, the 2023 Winner of the California Medical Association’s Most Prestigious Award

September 2023

The City of Eureka Will Host a Town Hall Discussion on Children’s Mental Health This Saturday

Looking to Score Some of That Sweet New COVID Vaccine? Should be on the Streets Next Week, Says DHHS

It’s Suicide Prevention Month, and the County Has a Ton of Resources and Events for the Cause

Beware the Algal Blooms! Potentially Toxic Cyanobacteria, aka Blue-Green Algae, Confirmed in Local Rivers

August 2023

GREAT NEWS: That Orange Stuff on the Beach at King Salmon? Non-Toxic, Turns Out

July 2023

Are You Serving Up Type O or Type A? If So, the Blood Bank Needs Your Contribution … STAT

Excessive Drinking During the Pandemic Increased Death Rates From Alcoholic Liver Disease — Especially in Humboldt

May 2023

CONVERSATIONS: The People at St. Joe’s Trauma Center are Begging You to Put Down Your Phone While Driving

‘Take Action for Mental Health’ Walk in Henderson Center Tomorrow Kicks Off Department of Health and Human Services’ ‘Everything Awareness Month’

April 2023

State Officials Close Recreational Razor Clam Fishery in Humboldt County Due to ‘Significant Threat’ of Domoic Acid Exposure

K’ima:w Nets Big Federal Grant to Modernize and Expand Medical Services in the Hoopa Valley

A NURSE WRITES: The Pandemic is ‘Over,’ and So is This Column!

March 2023

Arcata’s New Open Door Health Center Will Open This Fall, Replacing the Two Old Clinics in Town

A NURSE WRITES: Here’s a Checklist for the End of the State of Emergency

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

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