UPDATED: Friday, July 23 at 4:20 PM
Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Face coverings and physical distancing are required for CIty Hall staff and guests who are not vaccinated. Click here for information on how to access City services remotely.
The City of Arcata is monitoring COVID-19 and is working with, and following all recommended guidelines from, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the California Department of Public Health and the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services. The spread of COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation, and the City is dedicated to keeping the community safe and informed during this unprecedented time, and updated COVID-19 related news will be provided on this webpage as it becomes available.
Fourty-four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Humboldt County on Friday, July 23, which marks the highest single-day case count reported since Thursday, May 13, when strong public health measures were in still in place statewide. This week, the seven-day average positivity rate reached 11%, the highest rate for Humboldt County at any point in the last 12 months. Positivity rate is the percentage of tests performed that came back positive and is a critical measure of how widespread infection is in the community. The total number of Humboldt County residents who have tested positive for the virus now stands at 4,897. Please click here for more information, including a list of upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
The City of Arcata is actively working with Humboldt County health agencies to protect our community, prepare for more local cases and assist in maintaining the health and safety of our region. All residents are encouraged to stay at home as often as possible to slow the spread of the virus.
Please click here to find COVID-19 resources for residents and business owners.
UPDATED: Friday, July 23 at 5:10 PM
Please click here for the latest local updates from the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services or to sign up to receive Humboldt County Health Alerts. Information will be updated posted here.
Community members may also contact the County directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 707-441-5000.
For medical advice or questions regarding COVID-19 testing, contact Humboldt County Public Health by emailing email@example.com or calling 707-445-6200.
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 25 at 5:45 PM