Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information:
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Testing for COVID-19 continues to be an important public health tool, according to Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich. “We continue to advise locals of our community without symptoms to utilize the Optum website in Eureka for screening,” she stated. “The more cases we understand about, the more we can limit spread of this virus, and Optum turnaround times have improved considerably.
= historical data. All information from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.
A total of 403 county residents have tested favorable for COVID-19, after 6 extra cases were reported today.
Checking for COVID-19 continues to be a valuable public health tool, according to Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich. “We continue to prompt citizens of our neighborhood without signs to utilize the Optum website in Eureka for screening,” she stated. “The more cases we understand about, the more we can restrict spread of this infection, and Optum turnaround times have improved significantly. Many individuals are getting results in three to four days.”
Those without signs can make a consultation at the state-run OptumServe website located at Redwood Acres in Eureka. Call 888-634-1123 or visit lhi.care/ covidtesting to set up an appointment.
Anyone experiencing signs of COVID-19– such as cough, headache, fever, new loss of odor or taste– must call their medical care supplier. Those without a provider can call the Joint Information Center at 707-441-5000 to learn about readily available screening alternatives.
For more information about testing, read a list of often asked concerns at humboldtgov.org/DocumentCenter/View/87720
Todays alert level stands at two or level yellow. See humboldtgov.org/dashboard to see the countys Alert Level Assessment tool.
For the most current COVID-19 details, check out cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or throughout organization hours by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 707-441-5000.