Humboldt County will receive 7,440 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week, including 3,600 doses of Moderna and 3,840 doses of Pfizer. There will be clinics for the first dose and the second dose. Due to the pause, there will be no Johnson and Johnson, which is expected to continue until next week. Other clinic schedules will be announced on Monday or Tuesday.
Appointment vaccination appointments are available today and Sunday
Humboldt County Public Health and its healthcare partners announced the opening hours of the walk-in vaccination clinic at Arcata Community Center at Dr. 321
Please note that the vaccine supply may run out on a first-come, first-served basis. Children 16 years and older can only be vaccinated with Pfizer, and must have proof of age and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Other Pfizer clinics can be booked through MyTurn.ca.gov on weekends, and all county residents aged 16 and over can register.
9 new cases reported today
9 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today. Determine that a previously reported case is from another county and delete it. As a result, the total number of county residents who tested positive for the virus reached 3,587.
Reported ten local “breakthrough” cases
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that despite full vaccination in so-called “breakthrough” cases, approximately 5,800 of the nearly 77 million people in the United States were infected. The virus. Humboldt County Public Health reported today that, despite being fully vaccinated, 10 local residents were still infected with the virus, with cases dating back to January 2021.
The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been shown to be at least 94% effective in preventing serious illness and death. The effective rate of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine is just over 66%. Health officials say these breakthrough cases are predictable and remind people to continue to take preventive measures, such as wearing masks and distancing themselves.
For more information on breakthrough cases, please visit cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/health-departments/breakthrough-cases.html.
New CDPH guidelines
The California Department of Public Health issued two guidance documents this week that deal with gatherings and recommendations for fully vaccinated people.
The gathering guide can be found at: cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-for-the-Prevention-of-COVID-19-Transmission-for-Gatherings-November 2020 . aspx
The complete vaccination guide can be found here: cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID-19-Public-Health-Recommendations-Fully-Vaccinated-People.aspx
You can view the Humboldt County Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or visit humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download current data.
For the latest COVID-19 information, please visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. You can get local information on humboldtgov.org, you can also contact email@example.com or call 707-441-5000.
Some Safeway, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreen’s and Walmart locations offer COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Click on the link below to find out who is eligible for vaccination and to see if there is an appointment at one of these locations.
CVS Pharmacy: cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine? icid = cvs-home-hero1-link2-Coronavirus-vaccine
Etiquette assistance: https://www.riteaid.com/covid-19
Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.gov
Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert