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County COVID-19 Task Force

Masking becomes mandatory as first step to reopening businesses

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said requiring facial coverings in public is a necessary first step as shelter-in-place restrictions are eased and movement increases within our community. “Your facial covering protects me and my facial covering protects you,” she said. “Having everyone using facial coverings will help to make us all safer as we move forward.”

Arcata council renews emergency, lodges houseless, supports medical workers

“What’s going to happen is, if somebody coughs in one of those situations, the food could be contaminated,” Winkler said, without citing any evidence of groceries being a disease vector in the community. “And that could be a conduit for somebody getting infected.”