Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Corona-proof couture conquers COVID

SAFE AND SEXY, APRIL 1 – Locals seamsters and seamstresses have mobilized to create protective gear for healthcare professionals battling the Coronavirus plague. And in doing so, they’ve elevated the normally utilitarian medical garb to a fashionable new level. Above, a Mad River Community Hospital anesthesiologist models a fetching body suit that fuses safety and style as never before. Submitted photo

14 Humboldt cases as of Friday, March 27

March 27, 2020 – Two Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Humboldt County Public Health HUMBOLDT – Two additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today, bringing the total to 14 local cases since the outbreak began. Cases 11 through 14 are currently under investigation, with additional information expected next week. Case number five, confirmed on March 24,

HSU joins with Public Health to produce COVID-19 test kits

The first 1,250 collection tubes were produced in the microbiology and biotechnology facilities on HSU’s campus by a team that included Microbiology Laboratory Preparator Benjamin Schafer, Core Facility Coordinator Dr. David Baston, Biological Sciences Faculty members Jianmin Zhong and Amy Sprowles, Chemistry Associate Professor Jenny Cappuccio and Wildlife Associate Professor Daniel Barton.