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Sanity-preserving parks are open, and online

Sanity-preserving parks are open, and online

The National Park Service (NPS) and California State Parks (CDPR) are working with the federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We will notify the public when we resume full operations and provide updates on our website and social media channels.  

City of Arcata Coronavirus update, Thursday, March 19

Essential services and sectors include, but are not limited to, government functions, agriculture, construction, garbage collection, food processing, restaurants providing take-out services, grocery stores, household goods, convenience stores, home repair, hardware stores, auto repair, pharmacy and other medical facilities, healthcare, post offices, shipping outlets, banks, gas stations, laundromats, veterinary clinics, pet stores, public transportation and hotel lodging.

Shelter in Place order issued for Humboldt

Exceptions will be made for people to seek or provide essential services such as obtaining medical care or supplies, grocery shopping, refilling prescriptions and caring for an ill family member in another household. Individuals who leave their homes for any reason are expected to maintain social distancing requirements of six feet. Read a full copy of the order here.

The Lawson Report, part 2: Methodology

In 2018, the City of Arcata retained the services of the National Police Foundation (NPF) to analyze the APD response to the homicide of Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and the subsequent investigation. The City of Arcata’s administration believed an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the emergency response and the initial investigation of this event would provide lessons learned from the experience and necessary recommendations to improve the APD’s future responses.