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Health officer says social mingling ‘not safe’

Health officer says social mingling ‘not safe’

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As California deals with surges of coronavirus, Humboldt County’s public health officer has warned that business openings could be reeled back if residents let their guards down and resume their pre-virus social lives. ​In a June 30 video release, Dr. Teresa Frankovich, the county’s health officer, talked about

Weddings, all gatherings still prohibited

“We all understand the desire to celebrate occasions such as weddings with family and friends. However, just as high school seniors had to sacrifice traditional graduation ceremonies, these types of large gatherings simply cannot occur. We are in a pandemic and the potential for not only a large number of guests to become infected but for these individuals to then expose many more people in our community, is enormous. There is simply no way for Public Health to conduct timely contact investigations and limit disease spread when hundreds of people are exposed at one time.”