Humboldt County Welcomes First Baby Born in the New Year

Arcata, Ca. (KIEM) –It’s official! The first baby born in 2020, and the new decade, has arrived here in Humboldt County.

The baby boy was born at the birth center at Mad River Community Hospital up in Arcata. He made his debut in the world Wednesday evening.

According to the hospital, the baby is happy and healthy and both the mother and father are doing well. This is the first child for the new parents.

The name of the new baby and his mother and father are being withheld right now to protect their privacy as they adjust to becoming new parents.