COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 14, 2022 | Misplaced Coast Outpost

September 15, 2022

Humboldt County Public Well being reported as we speak the demise of a resident of their 60s. Two new hospitalizations had been additionally reported together with a resident of their 40s and one aged 80 or older.

A further 72 confirmed constructive circumstances of COVID-19 had been introduced in addition to 10 new possible circumstances for the interval between Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Tuesday, Sept. 13. The whole variety of confirmed circumstances within the county stands at 21,712. A further 5,060 circumstances are reported as possible.* 

The brand new Moderna and Pfizer bivalent boosters can be found for most people. 

Each the Moderna (18 and older) model of the booster and Pfizer (12 and older) booster are single-dose and embody parts of the unique virus pressure and the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, which at the moment are the dominant COVID-19 viruses within the U.S. 

To be eligible, people should have accomplished their major sequence dose(s) at the very least two months previous to receiving an up to date booster. In response to the California Division of Public Well being, folks ought to wait three months following a COVID-19 an infection to obtain a bivalent booster. Appointments at Public Well being clinics will not be out there presently and boosters are supplied on a walk-in foundation. Nevertheless, presently appointments for boosters will be made by way of native pharmacies. 

Individuals can obtain the up to date booster no matter earlier booster doses obtained. The up to date bivalent boosters change the earlier monovalent booster vaccines for people 12 years of age and older. Kids ages 5 to 11 can nonetheless enhance their immunity with the monovalent boosters. 

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Native vaccination information has been up to date on the COVID-19 Knowledge Dashboard. Highlights embody:

  • For the reason that final weekly report on Sept. 7, an extra 54 residents accomplished their vaccine sequence.
  • A complete of 91,494 people, or roughly 67% of the county’s whole inhabitants, have been absolutely vaccinated as of Tuesday.

Vaccines stay available all through Humboldt County and vaccination and testing companies are freed from cost. Stroll-ins are welcome in any respect Public Well being clinics and a few pharmacy vaccination websites. Nevertheless, vaccines for younger youngsters ages 6 months to five years outdated require preregistration. Appointments will be made at MyTurn.ca.gov. Questions on clinic companies will be directed to Public Well being at 707-445-6201.

OptumServe presents fast antigen testing and PCR testing companies on the Wharfinger Constructing seven days per week. Stroll-ins will obtain solely fast antigen testing until the attendee particularly states they require a PCR check. Appointments for antigen testing will 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 midday and 4 to five p.m. 

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See the schedule under for particular Public Well being vaccination and testing clinic dates, occasions, areas and out there companies. 

Trinidad— Thursday, Sept. 15, 2 to 4:30 p.m.
     Trinidad City Corridor (409 Trinity St.)

Redway— Friday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to three:30 p.m.
     Healy Senior Heart (456 Briceland Highway)

Arcata— Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
     St. Mary’s Church (1690 Janes Highway)

Eureka— Monday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. to three p.m.
     Public Well being Essential (529 I St.)

Eureka – Tuesday, Sept. 20 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
     Eureka Boat Launch (Waterfront Drive beneath the Samoa Bridge)

Willow Creek— Tuesday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
     Willow Creek Public Well being (77 Walnut Manner)

* “Confirmed circumstances” symbolize the entire confirmed constructive PCR check outcomes or detection of SARS-CoV-2 by genomic sequencing, and “possible circumstances” are people who:

  • Have a constructive antigen (Ag) check for COVID-19, or
  • Had been recognized with COVID-19 illness by a well being care supplier, or
  • Have signs of COVID-19 illness after being in shut contact with an individual having a PCR-confirmed check outcome, or
  • Had been a decedent whose demise certificates lists COVID-19 as a trigger or important contributing issue of their demise, within the absence of a constructive PCR check outcome. 
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Join COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
Test for vaccine availability at an area pharmacy: Vaccines.gov
Native COVID-19 vaccine data: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Knowledge Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/3246
Comply with us on Fb: @HumCoCOVID19
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Humboldt Well being Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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