As of Tuesday, Humboldt County Public Health and other local vaccinators have administered a total of 156,359 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 on Oct. 6, 886 vaccine doses have been administered and 548 additional residents have completed their vaccine series.A total of 78,236 residents, or nearly 66% of the vaccine-eligible population age 12 and older, are fully vaccinated.Just over 72% of the vaccine-eligible population has received at least one dose.
Humboldt County continues to be designated as an area of high COVID-19 transmission by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Residents — particularly those who are unvaccinated — are urged to get tested if they are experiencing symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus. See the schedule below for specific clinic dates, times, locations and available services:
Due to high demand for vaccination appointments, hours for the Arcata High School vaccination clinic on Thursday have been expanded, and the clinic will now be open from 4 to 7 p.m. Arcata — Thursday, Oct. 14, 4 to 7 p.m. Arcata High School (1720 M St.) Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna PCR and rapid testing available
The county’s vaccination and testing services are available free of charge. Appointments for Public Health vaccination clinics are not required but are recommended due to an increase in demand for additional doses and boosters. Sign up in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. For instructions in English and Spanish on how to use My Turn, go to humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo. No-cost testing is available through OptumServe seven days a week at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka. Mobile testing sites are scheduled throughout the county most weekdays. For more information about testing, go to humboldtgov.org/covidtestregistration.
Miranda — Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. South Fork High School (6831 Avenue of the Giants) Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna PCR and rapid testing available Eureka — Friday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wharfinger Building (1 Marina Way) Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna No testing available at this clinic. PCR testing offered through OptumServe on lower floor of Wharfinger Building.
Eureka — Monday, Oct. 18, 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 No testing available Weitchpec — Tuesday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Yurok Tribal Office (CA-96) Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna PCR and rapid testing available Eureka — Sunday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. College of the Redwoods (7351 Tompkins Hill Road) Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna PCR and rapid testing available
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