COVID-19 Statistics | March 1, 2023 – Lost Coast Outpost

« Feb. 22
Press release from the Humboldt County Public Health Division:

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 60s. A resident aged 80 or older was also hospitalized. An additional 22 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 67 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, Feb. 21 and Tuesday, Feb. 28. The total number of confirmed cases in the county stands at 23,552. An additional 6,171 cases are reported as probable.* 
Humboldt County COVID-19 vaccination data is available at the California Department of Public Health’s Tracking COVID-19 in California Data Dashboard. Residents can scroll down to the “County and statewide data” section and input “Humboldt County” to get local vaccination data.
California’s COVID-19 State of Emergency officially ended on Feb. 28, as did Humboldt County’s public health emergency. Today marks the final weekly COVID-19 news release that the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services is issuing. 
Additionally, OptumServe’s last day providing testing at the Wharfinger in Eureka was Saturday, and SNAP nurse will no longer be staffing vaccination clinics.
Californians in need of COVID-19 testing can purchase over the counter (OTC) tests at local stores or pharmacies or order through their health insurers or the federal government at
Individuals who use OTC tests and do not have a health care provider may access test-to-treat services by contacting Sesame Telehealth at or by calling 1-833-686-5051. 
Children 6 months and older are eligible for the COVID vaccine and bivalent boosters. To learn more or to book an appointment, talk to your child’s health care provider. To schedule an appointment for anyone 6 months old or older, visit
See the schedule below for specific Public Health vaccination and testing clinic dates, times, locations and available services. Bivalent boosters will be provided at all. 
Arcata — Thursday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
     D Street Neighborhood Center (1301 D St.)
Willow Creek — Thursday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
     Willow Creek Public Health (77 Walnut Way)
Eureka — Saturday, March 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
     Jefferson Community Center (1000 B St.)
Eureka — Monday, March 6, 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (Closed from noon to 1 p.m.)
     Public Health Main (529 I St.)
Blue Lake — Tuesday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
     Blue Lake Family Resource Center (111 Greenwood Ave.)
McKinleyville — Wednesday, March 8, 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. 
     The Center at McKinleyville (1615 Heartwood Drive) 
Willow Creek — Thursday, March 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
     Willow Creek Public Health (77 Walnut Way)
Petrolia — Friday, March 10, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
     Mattole Valley Resource Center (167 Sherman St.)
* “Confirmed cases” represent the total confirmed positive PCR test results or detection of SARS-CoV-2 by genomic sequencing, and “probable cases” are individuals who:
For information about COVID-19, please call Humboldt County Public Health 
at 707-445-6201, or email 
Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination:
Advertising supports our journalism. If you would prefer not to see ads, we have another option.
© 2023 Lost Coast Communications Contact: