Starting today, the Humboldt County Joint Information Center will provide daily updates about local COVID-19 testing capabilities and results.
The information will be updated Monday through Saturday and posted at Humboldt Health Alert located at humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert.
Public Health Lab report for March 16
*Numbers below do not reflect testing by commercial laboratories.
People tested before the Public Health Laboratory came online March 7:
• 6 tested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or California Department of Public Health.
People whose tests were run by the Public Health Laboratory:
Results Summary to date: • 29 total patients tested
o 1 positive, cleared
o 1 inconclusive, cleared
o 27 negative.
Current test capacity:
• Public Health currently has the capacity to run 200 tests with an approximate turnaround time of 48 hours.
For the most current information about COVID-19, visit CDC.gov or CDPH.ca.gov. For local information, visit humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert, call 707-441-5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.