Community Safety and Awareness Report for Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

•Humboldt County Public Health will be offering a Seasonal Flu Clinic today from 9 to 11:30am and again on Thursday, October 13th, from 9am to noon and 1 to 4:30pm at 727 Cedar St, Garberville.  For more information call 923-2779.

•Caltrans, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, and the County of Humboldt have issued a permit for the partial closing of the Avenue of the Giants and Bull Creek Road for the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon this Sunday, October 16th.  Both lanes of the Avenue of the Giants will be closed from the Dyerville Bridge to Hammond Grove from 8:30am to 2pm. Both lanes of Bull Creek Road from the Dyerville Bridge to a point 6.5 miles west will have controlled traffic between 8:30am and 2pm.  Motorists on Bull Creek Road should be prepared for delays of 30 minutes. Only runners and walkers and emergency vehicles will be allowed on the roads during the closure of the Avenue of the Giants.  Motorists are advised to drive slowly, safely, and to watch for runners this Sunday, October 16th.

•The Six Rivers National Forest has begun issuing Matsutake (mat-sue-tock-ee) permits.  Permits are required to harvest Matsutake mushrooms on National Forest System lands. Violations are punishable by fines.  For more information, call 457-3131.

•Tune in tonight at 7pm for The KMUD Board Talk Show. That’s tonight, from 7 to 8 pm, here, on KMUD.

This concludes the Community Safety and Awareness Report, which can be read online at kmud.org and heard weekdays at 11am, 3 pm, and as needed here, on KMUD.

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