Tag Archives: Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

New pertussis case identified, many exposed – vaccinate now

New pertussis case identified, many exposed – vaccinate now

Humboldt DHHS Health & Human Services officials urge vaccination in wake of new pertussis case Public Health officials were notified late Wednesday that a Eureka teen has tested positive for pertussis, also known as whooping cough, which is a highly contagious respiratory disease. In a follow-up investigation, communicable disease staff identified 40 possible contacts during the

HUD grants help local homeless programs

County of Humboldt HUMBOLDT – More than $860,000 has been distributed to eight Humboldt County homeless assistance programs to help keep people off the streets. The funds are part of more than $415 million in Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance grants awarded this month to programs across the state by the U.S. Department of Housing