Tag Archives: COVID-19

Get used to dealing with COVID & company

Get used to dealing with COVID & company

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt’s top public health official has called attention to the need for long-term funding for managing COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. ​The likelihood of the lingering presence of coronavirus was highlighted by Michele Stephens, director of the county’s Public Health Branch, during a May 4 Board of Supervisors

Nasty COVID variant arrives in Humboldt

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​Even as vaccine-induced optimism grows, Humboldt County’s health officer has said that “we’re not out of the woods yet” with COVID-19, which could spread and sicken people more severely if a newly-detected variant takes hold. ​At an April 28 news conference, Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman followed up

High school in-person learning going smoothly

“Overwhelmingly students who have returned said that they benefited from working in a physical space, and while some felt it was a bit more hectic than usual, and others were worried about some students lying on their health check, students who returned generally said they felt safe and that, at least on campus, precautions were being made,” Arbaugh wrote.

Dell’Arte returning to in-person learning

Dell’Arte International  BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International plans to return to in-person classes this fall with an immersive, decolonized and radical approach to ensemble-based physical theatre, the Professional Training Program.   After a year of implementing creative learning models such as online-only training, workshops, filmed and live-streamed performances, and working with Master’s students in a hybrid

Trinidad’s Seascape Restaurant closed after ‘super-spreader’ event

Trinidad Rancheria news release Seascape Restaurant ~COVID-19 Exposure The Trinidad Rancheria Tribal Government would like to notify tribal members, employees, customers, and the community that the Seascape Restaurant was affected by a COVID-19 “super-spreader” event in Humboldt County the week of April 18th. As a result, the Seascape Restaurant is closed until further notice. Employees

Humboldt goes orange, opening more businesses

April 6, 2021 – Humboldt County Moves into Orange or ‘Moderate’ Tier Humboldt County has moved into the “Orange” or Moderate tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” meaning many local business sectors can further expand capacity with COVID-19 prevention measures in place. These changes take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, April

Pandemic ‘in a different place’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT  – ​Humboldt’s public health officer has told the Board of Supervisors that the county will probably be re-assigned into a lesser COVID-19 risk tier soon. ​In an update to supervisors at their March 23 meeting, Public Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman said that “with continued focus on slow reopening”

Rate drop lags, cases plateau, more doses arrive

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ​HUMBOLDT – As the state tells counties to submit vaccination expansion plans, Humboldt has been described as a county whose COVID-19 testing positivity rate is “lagging” others. ​A renowned infectious disease specialist commented on Humboldt’s situation during a March 18 “coronavirus response” town hall forum hosted by Senator Mike McGuire.