Daily COVID Report / June 16

COVID REPORT: Another Death, Nine New Cases Confirmed Again Today, Joint Information Center Says

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, marking the county’s 48th death. Nine additional cases of the virus were reported today, bringing to 4,451 the total number of county residents who have tested positive. 

The person who died was in their 70s. Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center staff share their condolences with this person’s friends and family members and all who have lost a loved one to the virus.

Tomorrow, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, is expected to approve updated masking guidance that will closely align with the state’s recent masking order. That order requires only unvaccinated people to continue masking in public settings with limited exceptions for high-risk places such as health care facilities and congregate living facilities where everyone must wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. As of today, all employees are required to continue to wear masks in the workplace. 

Public Health and other approved local vaccinators have administered a total of 125,174 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine section of the Data Dashboard has been updated with the latest information from the California Immunization Registry (CAIR). Some highlights include:

  • More than half, or 50.5%, of county residents over 12 who currently qualify for vaccination are fully vaccinated.
  • Almost 3 in 5, or 59.5%, of eligible county residents have received at least one dose, meaning they have some protection against the virus.
  • Of residents in the 12-15 age group who most recently became eligible for vaccination, 11.3% are fully vaccinated. This represents an increase of 7.8 percentage points over the last week, the largest increase of any age group in that time. 

Data provided by the California Department of Public Health, which includes additional information not added to the CAIR database, reports that 63.1% of Humboldt County’s eligible population has received at least one dose of vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine is still widely available in the county. Public Health has scheduled clinics this week in Eureka and Arcata, and walk-ins are welcome at all of these clinics. Those who would like to make an appointment in advance or view additional vaccination options may do so at MyTurn.ca.gov.

See the below schedule of Public Health clinics and which vaccines are offered at each clinic. 

Eureka – Thursday, June 17 – 2 to 6 p.m.
College of the Redwoods Gym (7351 Tompkins Hill Road)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson 

Arcata – Saturday, June 19 – 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Arcata Ball Park/Humboldt Crabs game* (888 F St.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson
*Free admission to Saturday’s game for those who get vaccinated at this clinic. 

Eureka – Monday, June 21 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Humboldt Community Access & Resource Center (1001 Searles St.)
Johnson & Johnson

The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for people age 12 and older, and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is authorized for people 18 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany minor children to the clinic. Minor consent forms are available online in English and Spanish and may be printed and filled out for each minor child before coming to the clinic.  

English: humboldtgov.org/MinorConsentEnglish
Español: humboldtgov.org/MinorConsentEspanol

COVID-19 vaccine is also available at many local pharmacies. Check availability at vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to find a participating pharmacy nearby. Most pharmacies allow walk-ins. 

View the Humboldt County Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download today’s data.

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
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

June 16

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By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
Eureka 95501 856
The O3 95503 793
Arcata 95521 703
Fortuna 95540 522
McKinleyville 95519 473
Hoopa 95546 286
Rio Dell 95562 125
Redway 95560 76
Ferndale 95536 57
Loleta 95551 57
Trinidad 95570 52
Bayside 95524 46
Garberville 95542 44
Blue Lake 95525 41
Hydesville 95547 38
Willow Creek 95573 33
Scotia 95565 31
Miranda 95553 24
Kneeland 95549 23
Samoa 95564 17
Carlotta 95528 15
Orleans 95556 13
Myers Flat 95554 13
Fields Landing 95537 13
Whitethorn 95589 9
Weott 95571 7
Redcrest 95569 7
Honeydew 95545 7
Alderpoint 95511 6
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Hoopa 95546 7.59%
Honeydew 95545 6.93%
Redway 95560 5.18%
Myers Flat 95554 4.53%
Loleta 95551 4.15%
Scotia 95565 4.02%
Fields Landing 95537 4.0%
Samoa 95564 3.94%
Hydesville 95547 3.89%
Rio Dell 95562 3.65%
Fortuna 95540 3.65%
Eureka 95501 3.65%
Arcata 95521 3.28%
The O3 95503 3.11%
Blue Lake 95525 2.86%
Bayside 95524 2.67%
Miranda 95553 2.63%
Weott 95571 2.58%
McKinleyville 95519 2.48%
Redcrest 95569 2.37%
Trinidad 95570 2.29%
Kneeland 95549 2.19%
Garberville 95542 2.12%
Willow Creek 95573 2.12%
Orleans 95556 2.07%
Alderpoint 95511 2.07%
Ferndale 95536 1.97%
Carlotta 95528 1.0%
Whitethorn 95589 0.92%

Data from CalREDIE. Zip codes not listed have experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.

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