While it will be marked on Humboldt County’s record, Trinity County has been hosting a third confirmed case of COVID-19 for up to two weeks. According to Trinity County Health and Human Services, the Public Health Branch was told on June 24 that a Humboldt County resident who’d been confirmed to have COVID-19 had been residing in county for two weeks.
“This individual has returned to Humboldt County and will be monitored by Humboldt County Public Health,” according to a June 24 release. “Since this individual had been residing in Trinity County over the last two (2) weeks, the TCPHB will conduct contact tracing for potential exposure of Trinity County residents.”
TCHHS wants to remind residents that testing for county adults is available.
The following information can be found on the county website, trinitycounty.org, along with instructions on how to register for testing, the testing process and more.
Those who do not have online access, or who need help completing the registration process, may contact the Mobile Testing Trinity County PHB Help Line at 623-8235. Expect that someone will return your call within 24 hours to help complete registration and scheduling an appointment.
Testing for the next few weeks will be held at:
*Friday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Big Rock Day Use Area, 2383-2405 Highway 299, Willow Creek;
*Thursday, July 2, 8 to 11:45 a.m., Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center, 101 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville;
*Thursday, July 9, 8 to 11:45 a.m., Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center, 101 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville;
*Friday, July 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity County Fairgrounds, 6000 Highway 3, Hayfork.
TCHHS urges residents to remain vigilant in reducing the spread of COVID by washing hands, staying home when ill and getting tested.
“We also want to emphasize the use of face coverings, as mandated by the governor’s office, be worn at all times when unable to socially distance from others (at least 6 feet or more),” the release states.