The Seascape Restaurant is scheduled to reopen tomorrow after closing down last month month
due to a COVID-19 positive individual who was infected as part of an outbreak connected to a Eureka church being at the Trinidad eatery.
"All employees who had contact with the one positive case have been tested and received COVID negative results," a news release from the Trinidad Rancheria states. "Seascape Restaurant has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected by an independent cleaning company following CDC guidelines."
The outbreak traced back to the Eureka the Pentecostal Church congregation is driving a surge in local infections and hospitalizations, with health officials saying last week that offshoot cases were continuing to show up
More than 40 cases have been tied to services at the church in early April and dozens of others have involved secondary contact with individuals who attended services and then interacted with them
Meanwhile, Humboldt County Public Health announced this afternoon
that there's growing evidence the more infectious B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, or the UK Variant, which was first discovered in Humboldt County last month, is circulating widely and to blame for the recent uptick in local cases and hospitalizations.
Read the release from the Trinidad Rancheria below:
The Trinidad Rancheria Tribal Government is pleased to announce that Seascape Restaurant will reopen on Tuesday, May 4, 2021! All Seascape employees have been tested for COVID19 and quarantined or isolated as needed based on current CDC Guidelines.
While a single known positive case of COVID-19 was present at the Seascape Restaurant, the staff consistently practiced CDC-recommended COVID-19 procedures. Out of an abundance of caution, the Tribe closed the restaurant and worked closely with Humboldt County Public Health on contact tracing and testing to ensure that there were no known cases of COVID19 transmitted at the Seascape restaurant.
All employees who had contact with the one positive case have been tested and received COVID negative results. Seascape Restaurant has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected by an independent cleaning company following CDC guidelines.
Staff have completed their required exposure quarantine periods and employees are back and preparing to reopen. Seascape employees are eager to see all our guests return and can’t wait to serve you again. Is everyone ready for some of our famous pancakes, or maybe a hearty omelet or breakfast combo? How about some crispy fish and chips for lunch, a juicy burger with fries, or maybe a fresh salad? And, of course, don’t forget that Erica makes some of the best desserts and sweet treats on the North Coast. We are excited to see you all again.