COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 16, 2021 | Misplaced Coast Outpost

Thirty-seven new circumstances of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County at present, bringing to eight,021 the whole variety of residents who’ve examined optimistic for the virus.

Two new hospitalizations had been additionally reported, together with an individual of their 60s and one other of their 70s, and an individual of their 70s has died. Division Operations Heart workers prolong their condolences to the buddies, family members and caregivers of all who’ve died.

Public Well being Combo Take a look at/Vaccine Clinics Opening Countywide

Efficient at present, testing for COVID-19 will likely be supplied at most Public Well being vaccine clinics, the place residents may have the choice of getting examined, vaccinated or each. As all the time, testing and vaccination companies are freed from cost. Combo clinics will likely be held this week in Petrolia, Honeydew, Miranda, McKinleyville, Hoopa, Willow Creek and Garberville.

Public well being officers proceed to induce residents to get examined, significantly unvaccinated people, these experiencing signs, and people who have been in shut contact with somebody who has examined optimistic for the virus.

Stroll-ins are welcome, and appointments may be made prematurely at For directions in English and Spanish on use My Flip, go to

See the schedule under for particular clinic dates, instances and places:

Petrolia — Friday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     Mattole Valley Useful resource Heart (167 Sherman Ave.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing obtainable 

Honeydew — Friday, Sept. 17, from 3:15 to five:15 p.m.
     Honeydew College (1 Wilder Ridge Street)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing obtainable 

Miranda — Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     South Fork Excessive College (6831 Avenue of the Giants)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson
     Testing obtainable 

McKinleyville — Sunday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to five p.m.
     McKinleyville Excessive College (1300 Murray Street)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson
     Testing obtainable 

Eureka — Monday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to three:30 p.m. (closed from midday to 1 p.m.)
     Public Well being (529 I St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing NOT obtainable 

Hoopa — Tuesday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
     Yurok Tribe Weitchpec Workplace (State Route 96)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing obtainable

 Willow Creek — Tuesday, Sept. 21, 3 to five p.m.
     Public Well being (77 Walnut Approach)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing obtainable 

Garberville — Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to three p.m.
     Public Well being (727 Cedar St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing obtainable 

Vaccination can also be obtainable at native pharmacies. To verify availability of a particular vaccine at native pharmacies, go to, or textual content your ZIP code to 438829 to find a pharmacy providing vaccines close by. Most pharmacies permit walk-ins.

Pfizer is allowed for these 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are approved for individuals age 18 and older. County residents age 16 and 17 can obtain a vaccination at Public Well being clinics and not using a guardian or guardian bodily current so long as they’ve a signed consent type. Youngsters beneath 16 nonetheless should be accompanied by their guardian or authorized guardian.

Whereas some totally vaccinated people have skilled post-vaccination an infection, well being officers overwhelmingly agree that vaccination is the best approach to cut back the incidence of extreme outcomes.

Full safety from vaccination is achieved two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose collection or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine.

CDC Urges Elevated Air flow

With cooler climate approaching and elevated gathering indoors, the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) recommends a layered method to decreasing the publicity and unfold of COVID-19, together with vaccination, handwashing, masking, bodily distancing—and air flow.

The CDC recommends rising the circulate of out of doors air by opening home windows and doorways and utilizing followers to extend their effectiveness. The CDC additionally recommends opening dampers past the minimal settings to scale back or eradicate recirculated air in heating, air flow and air-con, or HVAC techniques.

The minimal really helpful filter score is 13 MERV, or Minimal Effectivity Reporting Values, which is at the least 50% environment friendly at capturing particles within the .3 to 1.0 micrometer dimension vary and 85% environment friendly at capturing particles 1.0 to three.0 micrometers in dimension vary. For extra details about COVID-safe air flow, click on flow.html.

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