Jerold Phelps Community Hospital is a nine-bed, Medicare certified, Critical Access Hospital (CAH). We offer laboratory, radiology, mammography, physical therapy, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency room (ER), and acute inpatient services, along with swing-bed services for those who need a combination of hospital and skilled nursing services.
The people we serve
This is the first of two posts featuring comments by people who have used our District’s services. Spectrum of care Hal Lepoff: “I never expected to be diagnosed with an incurable cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia or CLL). It’s something that I can live with, but…
Local Hospital History
The Early Days Local lore tells of doctors delivering care in our area in the early 1900’s on horseback or via horse and buggy, and there was apparently a small hospital near the north end of Garberville in that era. Medical care began at our…
What is Measure F?
Measure F is a request to voters to levy a new $125 parcel tax to replace the $125 tax expiring June 30th that we’ve been paying for the past 10 years. What does it say, exactly? Shall the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District renew its…