COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 17, 2021 | Misplaced Coast Outpost

Seventy-seven new circumstances of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County at present, bringing to eight,098 the overall variety of residents who’ve examined optimistic for the virus.

4 new hospitalizations had been additionally reported, together with an individual of their 50s, two of their 60s and one over the age of 80. An individual of their 60s has died.

After intensive case overview, Public Well being officers have recognized six extra totally vaccinated people who’ve died from the virus. A complete of seven residents have died from post-vaccination or “breakthrough” sickness out of 84 complete deaths attributed to the virus. Thirty-four individuals have been hospitalized as a consequence of post-vaccine sickness out of 368 complete hospitalizations.

Humboldt County Well being Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman expressed his heartfelt condolences for these losses and pressured once more the significance of a further dose of mRNA vaccine for immunocompromised people.

“Our native knowledge matches what we all know from CDC and CDPH: totally vaccinated individuals with extreme danger components and compromised immune techniques are at larger danger for being a post-vaccine case, hospitalization or fatality in comparison with different totally vaccinated individuals with stronger immune response to vaccine,” Hoffman stated.

He added that statistics proceed to point out that unvaccinated circumstances are youthful and are more likely to be contaminated, develop into hospitalized, and die from COVID-19 than those that are totally vaccinated.

The seven-day common case fee is presently 32.6, that means that for each 100,000 county residents, about 33 individuals have examined optimistic during the last seven days.

The county has recorded 375 new optimistic circumstances because the final weekly knowledge replace on Sept. 10. Three residents have died from the virus throughout that very same interval. Twelve county residents have been hospitalized during the last week. Their age ranges are as follows:

  • 1 individual of their 30s
  • 3 individuals of their 50s
  • 4 individuals of their 60s
  • 1 individuals of their 70s
  • 3 individuals over the age of 80.

Testing for COVID-19 is now accessible at most Public Well being vaccine clinics, the place residents could have the choice of getting examined, vaccinated or each. As at all times, testing and vaccination providers are freed from cost. Combo clinics might be held this weekend in Miranda and McKinleyville, with extra clinics subsequent week in Hoopa, Willow Creek, Garberville, Blue Lake and Arcata.

COVID-19 testing continues in Eureka from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days per week on the Wharfinger Constructing at 1 Marina Approach. The take a look at website is operated by OptumServe and situated within the Bay Room on the decrease flooring of the constructing. The location is closed from 11 a.m. to midday and 4 to five p.m. for employees meal breaks. Stroll-ins are welcome, however preregistration is beneficial. Enroll at

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 could be made upfront at For directions in English and Spanish on methods to use My Flip, go to

See the schedule beneath for particular clinic dates, occasions, places and accessible providers:

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

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

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 accessible

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

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

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

Blue Lake — Thursday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     Blue Lake Useful resource Heart-Skinner Retailer (111 Greenwood Highway)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing accessible 

Arcata — Thursday, Sept. 23, 4 to six p.m.
     Arcata Excessive Faculty (1720 M St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson
     Testing accessible

Eureka — Friday, Sept. 24, 1 to 4 p.m.
     Transition-Age Youth Division (433 M St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing accessible

Arcata — Friday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to midday
     D Avenue Neighborhood Heart (1301 D St.)
     Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson/Moderna
     Testing accessible

Vaccination can also be accessible at native pharmacies. To examine 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 enable walk-ins.

Pfizer is permitted for these 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are licensed 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 dad or mum or guardian bodily current so long as they’ve a signed consent type. Kids below 16 nonetheless have to be accompanied by their dad or mum or authorized guardian.

Whereas some totally vaccinated people have skilled post-vaccination an infection, well being officers overwhelmingly agree that vaccination is the simplest 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.

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