COVID Report / July 13

WEEKLY COVID REPORT: Two Deaths, Four Hospitalizations, 244 New Cases Confirmed


Press release from the Humboldt County Public Health Division:

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the deaths of a resident in their 70s and one aged 80 or older. Four new hospitalizations were also reported, a resident in their 60s, one in their 70s and two aged 80 or older. An additional 244 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 98 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, July 5 and Tuesday, July 12. The total number of confirmed cases in the county stands at 20,057. An additional 4,245 cases are reported as probable.* 

Local vaccination data has been updated on the COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Highlights include:

  • Since the last weekly report on July 6, an additional 45 residents completed their vaccine series.
  • A total of 90,697 individuals, or approximately 67% of the county’s total population, have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.

OptumServe continues to offer rapid antigen testing and PCR testing services at the Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way, Eureka). Walk-in attendees will receive only rapid antigen testing unless the attendee specifically states they require a PCR test. Appointments for antigen testing can be made at lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. Wharfinger testing runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is closed from 11 a.m. to noon and 4 to 5 p.m.          

Vaccines remain readily available throughout Humboldt County and, as always, Humboldt’s vaccination and testing services are available free of charge. Walk-ins are welcome at all Public Health clinics and some pharmacy vaccination sites. Appointments can also be made at MyTurn.ca.gov.

See the schedule below for specific Public Health vaccination and testing clinic dates, times, locations and available services. New clinics have been added for young children 6 months to 5 years old at Public Health Main in Eureka.

Appointments for the young child clinics are required and can be made at MyTurn.ca.gov. Questions about clinic services can be directed to Public Health at 707-445-6201.

Eureka — Thursday, July 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     Jefferson Community Center (1000 B St.)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna 

Eureka — Thursday, July 14, 1 to 3:45 p.m.
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)
     Young children only - 6 months to 5 years old 
     Moderna/Pfizer
     Appointments required. Sign up at MyTurn.ca.gov

Eureka — Friday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna

Eureka — Friday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna

Bridgeville — Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Bridgeville Family Resource Center (38717 Kneeland Road)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna

Eureka — Monday, July 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)
     Young children only – 6 months to 5 years old
     Moderna/Pfizer
     Appointments required. Sign up at MyTurn.ca.gov

Willow Creek — Tuesday, July 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Willow Creek Public Health (77 Walnut Way)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna

Rio Dell — Wednesday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     Rio Dell Fire Dept. (50 Center St.)
     Ages 5 and older
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna

Eureka — Thursday, July 21, 1 to 3:45 p.m.
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)
     Young children only - 6 months to 5 years old 
     Moderna/Pfizer
     Appointments required. Sign up at MyTurn.ca.gov

* “Confirmed cases” represent the total confirmed positive PCR test results or detection of SARS-CoV-2 by genomic sequencing, and “probable cases” are individuals who:

  • Have a positive antigen (Ag) test for COVID-19, or
  • Were diagnosed with COVID-19 disease by a health care provider, or
  • Have symptoms of COVID-19 disease after being in close contact with a person having a PCR-confirmed test result, or
  • Were a decedent whose death certificate lists COVID-19 as a cause or significant contributing factor of their death, in the absence of a positive PCR test result. 


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/3246
Follow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19
Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19
Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19
Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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