COVID-19 Links and Resources for Humboldt

Humboldt County Health AlertSign-up for email updates
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The three pages linked above are a valuable information resource for Humboldt County. Follow the links to the right to receive email notifications each time the page is updated. You can access all six of the above links on this page of the Humboldt County website which also includes an email address and phone number to contact the Joint Information Center directly with any questions or concerns.

COVID-19 Screening, Transportation & Lodging for Homeless – Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center resource for testing and short-term motel shelter for quarantine.
COVID-19 Sheltering Selection Criteria for Asymptomatic Individuals – DHHS-HOME supplement to the “COVID-19 Screening, Transportation & Lodging for Homeless” document.

Humboldt County Resource Master List from HHHC – Includes extensive information on food resources, testing, bathrooms, hand-washing stations and more

Resource List from Open Door – updated 4-3-2020

Economic Impact Payment Information – Press release from the Treasury Department and IRS announcing their new web portal allowing those who don’t normally file a tax return to register for their payment

Humboldt County school meal pickup times & locations – Comprehensive info for all Humboldt County School Districts on the Humboldt County Office of Education website

Guide for Immigrant Californians – COVID-19 resources for immigrants from the State of California website, including information on a disaster relief assistance payment for those ineligible for a CARES Act payment or unemployment benefits

At its meeting on April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council adopted an emergency court rule that effectively stops all evictions, other than those necessary to protect public health and safety, for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.
Summary from Western Center on Law & Poverty
Text of the rule

Humboldt County school meal pickup times & locations – Comprehensive info for all Humboldt County School Districts on the Humboldt County Office of Education website

Covid-19: California Tenant Protections – Informational flyer from Legal Services of Northern California sent out 3-31-2020. They also have a video in English and a video in Spanish on this topic

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) – Summary from 2-1-1 Humboldt – This is information on direct payments, unemployment and small business assistance from the bill signed by the President 3-27-2020.

Latest Covid-19 Facts from California Department of Public Health, (dated 6-1-2020), will update here frequently, latest version will always be available in the “related links” section on the right of the page

WiFi Availability at Humboldt County Libraries – WiFi available 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday at all libraries in Humboldt County

COVID-19 Guidance for People Who Use Drugs and Harm Reduction Programs – Extensive information from the Harm Reduction Coalition

Money, Business, Jobs. Practical Resources for the Covid 19 Quarantine – Selection of informational links from the Humboldt County website

Infographics: Visualizing Social Impacts of COVID-19 – Interesting and informative infographics from the Othering & Belonging Institute on the disparate impact of COVID-19

Essential Services for Encampments During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Shelter Management During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Humboldt Area Foundation (HAF) Covid-19 Regional Response Fund

Community Mental Health support for COVID from DHHS-Behavioral Health: Professional staff are available if you are feeling anxious, worried, or depressed related to the current health crisis and need someone to talk to. It can be even more challenging with the direction to shelter in place, leaving people feeling socially isolated. Please reach out for support, by calling 707-268-2999, M-F 8 AM – 5 PM.

Though not related specifically to the current pandemic, this extensive resource guide put out by St. Joe’s is a valuable reference

Stimulus Check: How Homeless People Can Access Funds – Article from Invisible People