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Local Boards Collaborate on Healthcare Planning

Twenty four representatives of four local organizations met January 16th at the Hospital’s new Sprowel Creek Campus to explore the possibilities for improving healthcare outreach to Northern Mendocino and Southern Humboldt’s smaller, remote communities. Board members and senior staff from…

SoHum Health Welcomes Dr. Seth Einterz

SoHum Health is pleased to announce that there is a new Doctor in town! Dr. Seth Einterz will begin serving patients at the Southern Humboldt Community Clinic in Garberville on September 3rd. Dr. Seth, as he likes us to call…

Sitting Pretty

You may have seen sitting described as “the new smoking” by various media outlets, as though folding our bodies into the shapes dictated by chairs were a risk equivalent to that of a gripping addiction or a terminal disease. The…

Addressing ACEs for Healthcare Providers!

Join us on Wednesday, June 26th from 8am to 9:30am in Southern Humboldt (location given upon RSVP) This presentation aims to further our understanding of the impacts of ACE (adverse childhood experiences) & trauma on child, family, and community health…

SoHum Health Closes Escrow on Sprowel Creek Campus

Written by Rob Eskridge and Ryan Stock, Growth Management  SoHum Health and Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District (SHCHD) proudly announce that escrow has closed for purchasing the College of the Redwoods campus located at 286 Sprowel Creek Road in Garberville.…

Amy Terrones recognized for work in child abuse prevention

Congratulations to Amy Terrones,  Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center Coordinator,  for being recognized for her work in child abuse prevention! The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council of Humboldt County held its annual awards celebration recently at the Humboldt County Office…

Free Blood Tests on May 3

Curious about your health? On May 3rd SoHum Health will be offering 4 types of blood tests free of charge during the first Farmer’s Market of the year on the Garberville Town Square. In addition to the free blood tests…

Laboratory Gets COLA Accreditation

Jerold Phelps Community Hospital’s Laboratory Department recently earned COLA accreditation as a result of its long-term commitment to quality. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance…

Horrible Bloodsucking Parasites

By Galen Latsko, submitted on behalf of SoHum Health’s Outreach Department Ticks are arachnids, the same sort of critter as spiders. Except that ticks are horrible bloodsucking parasites who don’t build pretty webs, don’t have cute little eyes or fuzzy little…

CT Scanner Going Over Big

By Keith Easthouse, reporting for The Humboldt Independent If you build it, they will come. That the take-home message with regards to the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District’s new CT scanner, an important diagnostic tool that has proven a popular…