COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 9, 2021 – Lost Coast Outpost

One-hundred fifteen new cases of COVID-19 have actually been processed and verified in Humboldt County today, bringing to 7,693 the overall variety of residents who have evaluated positive.Two brand-new hospitalizations have likewise been reported, consisting of one resident in their 50s and one in their 60s. On Wednesday, Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman revealed that, due to staffing constraints, Public Health will shift its resources far from communitywide contact tracing to locations with the most vulnerable populations and with higher ability to manage the spread of the infection through vaccination, masking, distancing and ventilation. Those include schools, long-term care centers, shelters and other congregate living settings.Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, Public Health will no longer call every homeowner who checks positive for COVID-19. Instead, those who test favorable will get a text or email from CalCONNECT, the states virtual contact tracing system. The message will include a link to a contact tracing survey together with directions for isolation.Anyone who is determined as a close contact of someone understood to have COVID-19 needs to follow quarantine assistance. Learn more about seclusion and quarantine and access resources for home care at humboldtgov.org/blanketorders.COVID-19 vaccines are offered at Public Health clinics located around the county. Walk-ins are welcome, or visits can be made in advance at MyTurn.ca.gov. For directions in English or Spanish on how to utilize My Turn, go to humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo.See the schedule of upcoming Public Health clinics listed below: Garberville– Friday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Garberville Farmers Market (766 Locust St.) Pfizer/Johnson & & JohnsonEureka– Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cruz n Eureka (Eureka Waterfront) Pfizer/Johnson & & JohnsonEureka– Sunday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Zoe Barnum School (216 W. Harris St.) Pfizer/Johnson & & JohnsonEureka– Monday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Public Health Main (529 I St.) Moderna/Pfizer/Johnson & & JohnsonTo inspect availability of a particular vaccine at local pharmacies, visit vaccines.gov, or text a ZIP code to 438829 to find a pharmacy offering vaccines close by. Many pharmacies permit walk-ins. Pfizer is licensed for those 12 and older, and Moderna and Johnson & & Johnson vaccines are licensed for people age 18 and older. Minors need to be accompanied by a moms and dad or guardian. Complete security from vaccination is achieved two weeks after receiving the second dosage of a two-dose series or more weeks after getting a single-dose vaccine.Two deaths were reported Wednesday, and their age ranges were inadvertently omitted. Someone remained in their 60s and the other remained in their 70s. View the Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download information from a previous time.For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Regional details is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000. Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.govCheck for vaccine schedule at a regional pharmacy: Vaccines.govLocal COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfoHumboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/DashboardFollow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert###

On Wednesday, Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman announced that, due to staffing limitations, Public Health will shift its resources away from communitywide contact tracing to places with the most vulnerable populations and with greater capability to manage the spread of the infection through vaccination, masking, distancing and ventilation. Those consist of schools, long-term care centers, shelters and other congregate living settings.Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, Public Health will no longer call every resident who tests positive for COVID-19. Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.govCheck for vaccine accessibility at a local drug store: Vaccines.govLocal COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfoHumboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/DashboardFollow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert###

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