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Garberville Pharmacy Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Photo R to L: SoHum Health CEO Matt Rees, Pharmacist Cynthia Aguilar, and Pharmacist Carolyn Hino-Bourassa hold the ribbon while Governing Board Member, Corinne Stromstad does the honors at the Garberville Pharmacy Grand Opening on June 29, 2021. One year…

Capital Campaign Milestone Celebration

SoHum Health Invites Community to Celebrate Reaching Campaign Goal to Construct New Hospital at Milestone Event on May 19th SoHum Health Foundation is thrilled to announce that their $4M fundraising goal to construct a new modern hospital in Southern Humboldt…

Ther-A-Con Physical Therapy

Photo by Conscious Design on Unsplash Since 1995 Martje Van Werken-Glidden has operated a branch of her Eureka-based Ther-A-Con Physical Therapy practice in Garberville. A popular offering of local healthcare provider SoHum Health, her busy practice helps patients return to…

SoHum Health partners with UC Davis to host future health care professionals in local clinic

Future physician assistants (P.A.) and family nurse practitioners (FNP) now bring their enthusiasm and energy to the providers and patients of SoHum Health. A new partnership between SoHum and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis enables…

SoHum Health to Reward Those Who Get Vaccinated

Beginning March 2022, patients who receive a vaccine from SoHum Health will be thanked with a prize. Prizes include $10 gift cards, Il Forno Bakery vouchers, Girl Scout cookies, and more. Patients can choose one prize per vaccine received, while…

So Long, Omicron?

Photo by Adrian Swancar on Unsplash I’m sorry folks, but the pandemic is not over yet. I really wish I had to try harder to come up with topics, but everyone’s favorite bat flu keeps returning to my arms unbeckoned.…

The Kids are Alright

Photo by ivalex from Unsplash Published in the Humboldt Independent on October 5, 2021.  Last week, the county’s COVID-19 Joint Information Center held a press conference to discuss efforts against the pandemic and provide an update on the impacts of the disease locally.…

COVID on the Brain

Photo by Laurenz from Unsplash Published in the Humboldt Independent on September 21, 2021.  This isn’t going to be a fun one. Honestly, if you’ve had enough COVID this week, skip it. I won’t take it personally. Recent Numbers One in 500 Americans…

Go Get Stuck: The COVID-19 Vaccine Disinformation Roundup

Photo by CDC on Unsplash Published in the Humboldt Independent on May 11, 2021 With vaccination numbers on the rise and cases mostly on the decline, whispers of a return to normalcy are on the breeze once again, at least…

What’s That You Say?

Photo by Edward Jenner from Pexels Published in the Humboldt Independent on May 4, 2021 Beginning about 20 years ago a large international group of academic researchers conducted a series of informally linked studies on literacy in industrialized nations. The questions being asked…