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Benbow Wine Auction this Saturday, November 12th at Benbow Historic Inn

Looking for something to do this weekend? SoHum Health Foundation and Benbow Historic Inn invite the community near and far to the Benbow Wine Auction this Saturday, November 12th from 2-6PM at Benbow Historic Inn. The event will feature wine…

Karl Verick

Karl Verick served as a nurse in the Southern Humboldt community from 1985 until his retirement in the spring of 2022. He worked for the hospital and healthcare district for the first 28 years and then took a position as a…

Attend our Advanced Care Planning Workshop

Have you been meaning to fill out an advanced directive but don’t know where to start? SoHum Community Clinic is here to help! Planning for your medical future is not always easy, but it is important so that loved ones…

An Insensitive Subject

Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash One of the biggest problems with talking about suicide is that we’re not very good at talking about suicide. In many cases, it’s seen as a sensitive subject that should be discussed very carefully,…

SoHum Health Makes Opioid Honor Roll

SoHum Health makes Cal Hospital Compare’s 2021 Opioid Honor Roll for Work Combatting Opioid Addiction in Southern Humboldt California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, along with Cal Hospital Compare, recognized hospitals across California for their…

Peter Stern

With over 40 years working in natural healthcare in the Southern Humboldt community, Naturopathic Doctor, Licensed Acupuncturist, and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Peter Stern has seen his practice grow from 1 or 2 patients a day to a bustling…

Kent Scown

Kent Scown, Chief Operations Officer for the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District is a Humboldt native who graduated from South Fork High School in 1977. He subsequently earned a degree in Music from Humboldt State University, before becoming an integral member…

Carolyn Eldridge

“Birth is such an intimate time, and it often brings up stuff from our past, and if you have the right people with you, it can be healing. You can find a way to feel your energy and your power.”…

SoHum Health Foundation Brings New Outdoor Fitness Zone to Southern Humboldt Community Park

Photo caption: SoHum Health Foundation Board members and staff celebrate the opening of the Fitness Zone at Southern Humboldt Community Park. SoHum Health Foundation and Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District have collaborated to bring a new outdoor Fitness Zone to…

Linda Candiotti

This week we continue our series of visits with some of the longtime members of the local healthcare community. Linda Candotti, PA-C, has worked in healthcare in Southern Humboldt for almost 40 years. She pioneered the role of the relatively…