COVID REPORT: Nineteen (19) New Circumstances Today; Rural Health Officers Once more Urge the Nonvaccinated to Rethink



Nineteen new circumstances of COVID-19 had been showed in Humboldt County nowadays, bringing the full selection of county citizens who’ve examined sure for the virus to 4,730. 

Health officials from the Rural Association of Northern California Health Officers (RANCHO) issued a remark this week urging unvaccinated group contributors to rethink their selections to lengthen or forego getting vaccinated. The science and the proof are transparent that [the vaccines] are secure, efficient, and are protective those that had been vaccinated, they famous. 

RANCHO, which contains well being officials from 10 counties together with Humboldt, launched a remark July 14, addressing not unusual misconceptions round vaccination that linger regardless of mounting clinical proof. 

As your regional well being officers, we view that as extraordinarily regarding and wish to weigh in on some not unusual myths, they wrote. 

Myth: I’ve had the virus, so I wont get it once more.
Fact: The COVID-19 vaccines lead to upper ranges of coverage, whilst immunity from previous an infection is unpredictable.  

Myth: Getting the vaccine is worse than getting COVID-19. Plus, Im younger and wholesome.
Fact: COVID-19 vaccination is far more secure, efficient and predictable than the an infection, irrespective of your age.

Myth: The vaccine is experimental, and it used to be rushed into use.
Fact: The science used to create COVID-19 vaccines is many years outdated, isn’t experimental and loads of thousands and thousands of folks whove won the vaccine are evidence it’s secure and efficient.

Myth: The vaccine will make me sterile.
Fact: There isn’t any knowledge to beef up that COVID-19 vaccines scale back fertility. 

Myth: The vaccine will fiddle with my DNA. Somebody is attempting to rewrite our genetic code.
Fact: COVID-19 vaccines cant trade your DNA. Their simplest long-lasting impact is to offer protection to you from COVID-19 an infection someday.

Myth: We dont know what the long-term penalties of those vaccines are.
Fact: Long-term antagonistic results of the vaccine are not likely, however we’re no doubt seeing long-term results from COVID-19 an infection itself, even in those that had gentle to no signs.

RANCHO additionally reminds citizens that obtaining vaccinated protects youngsters who’re too younger to be vaccinated in addition to group contributors who’re immunocompromised. 

To learn additional main points dispelling not unusual vaccination myths, see all the RANCHO remark.

Vaccine is still readily to be had at Public Health clinics and at maximum native pharmacies. Walk-ins are welcome in any respect Public Health clinics, or join upfront at See the health center time table for the following seven days beneath.

McKinleyville Monday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to two p.m.
Azalea Hall (1620 Pickett Road)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Eureka Tuesday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to two p.m.
Eureka Boat Launch (1701 Waterfront Drive)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Fortuna Wednesday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to two p.m.
River Lodge Conference Center (1800 Riverwalk Drive)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Arcata Thursday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to one:30 p.m.
Arcata Transit Center (925 E St.)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

Redway Friday, July 23, from 11 a.m. to two p.m.
Dean Creek RV Park (4112 Redwood Drive)
Pfizer/Johnson & Johnson

The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for kids as younger as 12 years outdated. Minors should be accompanied by way of a guardian or mother or father. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is permitted for the ones 18 and older.

To take a look at availability of those vaccines, in addition to Moderna, at native pharmacies, consult with or textual content a ZIP code to 438829 to discover a collaborating pharmacy within sight. Most pharmacies permit walk-ins. 

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