Tag Archives: COVID-19

Vaccine arrives as infections, deaths spike

Vaccine arrives as infections, deaths spike

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​Last week saw 156 more COVID-19 cases and five more deaths in the county as well as what’s said to be the means of quelling the coronavirus pandemic – vaccine doses. ​Deployment of the county’s initial share of 975 doses began last week, with health care workers and

MRCH rushes COVID vax to hundreds of frontliners

Mad River Community Hospital ARCATA – It has been nothing short of an extraordinary effort of cooperation between Mad River Community Hospital (MRCH) and multiple agencies in Humboldt County to administer over 300 vaccines to Hospital Tier 1A staff, with an additional 250-plus vaccines to 13 front line agencies staff to date.  “This has been

Refuseniks’ COVID-19 rage tempers enforcement

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  ​Humboldt County Sheriff Billy Honsal has said that unlike some county sheriffs, he would enforce further COVID-19 restrictions but he’s also said that “violent acts” are becoming more frequent and deputies will use discretion to prevent deadly force situations. ​The acceleration of coronavirus spread and reactions to the

113 new cases, one death since Friday

Dec. 21, 2020 – 113 New Cases, One Death Reported Since Friday A 16th Humboldt County resident has died after testing positive for COVID-19, and an additional 113 cases of the virus have been reported since Friday. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 1,500. The person who died

Another death, 26 more infections

Dec. 9, 2020 – Additional Death, 26 New Cases Reported Today A 10th county resident has died with COVID-19, and 26 new cases of COVID-19 were reported today. That brings to 1,163 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus. The individual who died was in their 80s and tested

32 new cases today – testing urged

Dec. 10, 2020 – 32 Additional Cases Reported; Get Tested Today The total number of county residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 now stands at 1,195, after 32 new cases were reported today. Getting tested for COVID-19 is one of the most helpful things county residents can do for the community at large. Catching

Campgrounds close, jury trials suspended

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With COVID-19 cases spiraling and restrictions multiplying, add court trials and campgrounds to the list of suspended activities. Humboldt County announced Tuesday that jury trials scheduled between Dec. 8 and Jan. 19, 2021 have been postponed. See the Implementation Order here Further, campgrounds are closed beginning today. The county press