A quick note:
Please understand that the patient who has tested positive has a right to remain anonymous and their privacy is respected. We wish them all the best and pray for a quick and healthy recovery.

Current Cases in Humboldt County

  • 50 total confirmed cases
    • 23 of cases had contact with a known case
    • 18 of cases had traveled internationally
    • 6 of the cases were community transmission
  • 3 cases were hospitalized

These case numbers were retrieved from the Humboldt County website.
Current Cases at K’ima:w Medical Center 

  • 1 Positive case
  • 11 patients have been tested and they have come back negative
  • 5 tests are pending

COVID-19 Response Team Update

Updates from our team:

  • Stay-at-home order is active in Hoopa, CA
    • Curfew times are 8 PM to 4 AM
      • Fines for violating curfew are $500, $1,000, and $1,500 for the first, second, and third offenses, respectively.
  • We are highly encouraging people to stay home unless people need to do essential travel for things like food, medicine, or other necessary items.
    • If you need to travel for any reason, please practice social distancing and maintain approximately six (6) feet away from other people.
    • If you are sick, we want to emphasize that people need to wear facemaskswhen they’re around other people.
    • Please clean your hands often by using soap and water for over 20 seconds, or use hand sanitizer with over 60 percent alcohol.
  • We have started a podcast–please search for us on your favorite player.
  • Please connect with us to identify essential items to discourage trips to town.

We are asking that you share our information with family and friends as we want to reach as many people as possible.

So to repeat, you can reach us:

Elders Information

Dedicated to elders specific information:

Hoopa Grocery Store

  • Delivery available Monday through Friday to ALL COMMUNITY ELDERS (ages 65 and over) for groceries.
    • Please call the Hoopa Grocery Store at (530) 625-1013
    • Orders placed before 3 PM will have same-day delivery, if supplies are in stock.
    • Orders must be over $20, through cash or check only.
  • Preferred elder’s shopping hours are 6 AM – 8 AM.


  • Will be delivering a food box to ALL COMMUNITY ELDERS (ages 65 and over) in the next several days.


  • A free 1/2 cord of firewood can be ordered for community elders (ages 65 and over) in the community
    • Please call (530) 625-8100

Community Updates

Hoopa Grocery Store 

  • Hours are changing to 6 AM to 7 PM.
  • They have assigned an employee dedicated to sanitization of the store
  • Limit to 1 package of toilet paper, 1 case of water, and 1 hand sanitizer per customer.
    • Toilet paper is out of stock, but the staff is regularly seeking new supplies.
  • Occupancy is limited to 10 shoppers in the store. 
    • After 2 people exit the store, they will allow 2 people in.

Hoopa Mini Mart

  • The new Hoopa Mini-Mart hours are:
    • 7 AM to 10 AM (OPEN),
    • 10 AM to 12 PM (Gas ONLY, while employees sanitize store), 
    • 12 PM to 2 PM (OPEN),
    • 2 PM to 5 PM (Gas ONLY, while employees sanitize store), 
    • 5 PM to 7 PM (OPEN)
  • Hoopa Mini-Mart will also be implementing a $5 minimum purchase
  • Occupancy is limited to 3 shoppers in the store.
  • Gas is pumped by the staff, and the preferred payment method is debit/credit card.

Coast Central Credit Union

  • Hours are changing to 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Hoopa PUD – Transfer Station

  • HVPUD District Office is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 AM to 12 PM
  • Transfer Station is open from 9 AM to 5 PM
  • If there is a water-related emergency after hours, please the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police at (530) 625-4202
  • For additional information on Hoopa PUD hours, please call (530) 625-4930


  • Selling firewood
  • Please call or text the COVID-19 Hotline at (530) 625-8100 to request.

K’ima:w Medical Center

  • Requests that you call in before you visit at (530) 625-4261 so that they can prepare for your visit properly.

Humboldt County

  • The County has recently limited the types of services in operation, and the list can be found on the OES website.

1 Comment

  1. It sounds like people need to hear how those testing positive for the covid19 are handled. Isolation, quarantine, fines, exclusion, etc. Is any of this kind of information ready for public viewing?

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