Daily COVID Report / Nov. 24

COVID REPORT: Two Hospitalizations, 10 New Cases Confirmed; OptumServe Testing Sites’ Hours Change Over Thanksgiving Weekend


Press release from the Humboldt County Public Health Division:

Humboldt County Public Health reported today 10 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 9,963 the total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus. Two hospitalizations were also reported, a resident in their 50s and one in their 60s.

As of Tuesday, Public Health and other local vaccinators have administered a total of 162,012 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Local vaccination data has been updated on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard (humboldtgov.org/dashboard). Highlights include:

  • Since the last weekly report, 903 vaccine doses have been administered, and 462 additional residents have completed their vaccine series.
  • A total of 81,223 residents, or approximately 68% of the county’s population aged 12 and older, are fully vaccinated. About 7,800 residents, or 6% of the population aged 12 and older, are partially vaccinated as of Tuesday.

Public Health officials are continuing to urge all eligible Californians aged 5 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and for partially vaccinated individuals to complete their vaccination series. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an unvaccinated person is 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than a vaccinated person.

OptumServe’s testing site at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka and its mobile testing site in Hoopa will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, for Thanksgiving. The Wharfinger Building and OptumServe’s mobile testing site in Arcata will be closed Friday, Nov. 26. Public Health’s testing and vaccination clinics will be closed through the weekend and will resume on Monday.

The COVID-19 Joint Information Center (1-707-441-5000) will also be closed Thursday and Friday for the holiday. English and Spanish speaking call takers will resume regular operations on Monday to answer questions related to COVID-19 vaccination, testing and preventive measures. Questions emailed to covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us over the holiday will also be responded to on Monday.

Vaccines, including boosters, are available at local pharmacies. To check the availability of a specific vaccine, visit the vaccines.gov page, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to locate a nearby pharmacy offering vaccines.

Humboldt County’s vaccination and testing services are available free of charge. Although walk-ins are allowed at most regular Public Health clinics and many pharmacy vaccination sites, a sharp increase in demand for boosters has caused delays at some locations. As a result, appointments are required for pediatric clinics and for clinics at Public Health’s main office. Appointments are strongly recommended for all other clinics and are the best way to ensure a shot is available during your visit. Appointments can be made at MyTurn.ca.gov.

See the schedule below for specific Public Health vaccination and testing clinic dates, times, locations and available services:

Eureka — Monday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
     Public Health Main Office (529 I St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Appointment required. No testing available.
     $25 gift card for adults receiving a first or second dose.

Eureka Pediatric Clinic — Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1:15 to 3:45 p.m.
     Public Health Main Office (529 I St.)
     Ages 5 to 11. Pfizer only.
     Appointment required. No testing available.

Willow Creek — Tuesday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
     Public Health Office (77 Walnut Way)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     PCR and rapid testing available
     $25 gift card for those receiving a first or second dose

Garberville — Wednesday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
     Public Health Office (727 Cedar St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     PCR and rapid testing available
     $25 gift card for those receiving a first or second dose

View the Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download data from a previous time.

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 1-707-441-5000.

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
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Nov. 24

= historic data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.

Cases

New Cases

10

Seven-Day Average

28
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

178

% Positive

5.6%

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

9,963

Hospitalizations

443
Testing

Total Tests

136,873

Demographics
As of Wednesday, Nov. 17

Age

Average Age

35
Sex

Men

48%

Women

51%
Region

Northern Humboldt

1822

Humboldt Bay Area

6521

Southern Humboldt

835
By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
The O3 95503 1,668
Eureka 95501 1,616
Fortuna 95540 1,218
Arcata 95521 1,207
McKinleyville 95519 965
Hoopa 95546 475
Rio Dell 95562 321
Ferndale 95536 136
Redway 95560 132
Loleta 95551 125
Willow Creek 95573 118
Bayside 95524 104
Garberville 95542 101
Hydesville 95547 95
Trinidad 95570 88
Blue Lake 95525 84
Scotia 95565 82
Carlotta 95528 65
Samoa 95564 44
Kneeland 95549 41
Orleans 95556 38
Whitethorn 95589 37
Miranda 95553 31
Myers Flat 95554 28
Fields Landing 95537 24
Orick 95555 17
Alderpoint 95511 17
Bridgeville 95526 15
Redcrest 95569 12
Weott 95571 11
Honeydew 95545 7
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Hoopa 95546 12.61%
Scotia 95565 10.62%
Samoa 95564 10.19%
Myers Flat 95554 9.76%
Hydesville 95547 9.71%
Rio Dell 95562 9.38%
Loleta 95551 9.1%
Redway 95560 9.0%
Fortuna 95540 8.51%
Willow Creek 95573 7.59%
Fields Landing 95537 7.38%
Bridgeville 95526 7.14%
Honeydew 95545 6.93%
Eureka 95501 6.89%
The O3 95503 6.54%
Orleans 95556 6.06%
Bayside 95524 6.03%
Blue Lake 95525 5.86%
Alderpoint 95511 5.86%
Arcata 95521 5.62%
McKinleyville 95519 5.05%
Orick 95555 5.04%
Garberville 95542 4.87%
Ferndale 95536 4.69%
Carlotta 95528 4.35%
Redcrest 95569 4.07%
Weott 95571 4.06%
Kneeland 95549 3.9%
Trinidad 95570 3.87%
Whitethorn 95589 3.77%
Miranda 95553 3.4%

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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