COVID-19 vaccines: where we’re at and who is eligible

  • Where are we at in terms of vaccine rollout?
    • Humboldt county is currently in the orange or moderate tier, this means that some indoor businesses are open with modifications. Only 41% of Humboldt’s population has had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and only 24% have been fully vaccinated. 
Graph by Alexandra Gonzalez
Information from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Graph by Alexandra Gonzalez
Information from the DHHS
  • Who is eligible for the vaccine and where can you sign up?
    • The vaccine is free and documentation status is NOT a factor that is considered when determining who is eligible
    • People age 16 and over can go to MyTurn.ca.gov to schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine
    • Additional requirements for 16- and 17-year-olds to receive COVID-19 vaccination include the following:
      • A parent or guardian must accompany the vaccine recipient to the clinic and sign a consent form in person.
      • Proof of age is required. Vaccine recipients must be at least 16 years old at the time of vaccination.
    • Humboldt County is also having walk-in clinics but hours and locations vary slightly every week so be sure to check MyTurn.ca.gov for specific dates and times. 

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