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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…

Go Red for Women

February is American Heart Month and Friday, February 1st is National “Wear Red” Day, which is a day that shows support and awareness of women’s heart health. Go Red for Women is an  American Heart Association’s initiative that raises awareness…

Pints for SoHum Health

Join us this Friday from 4 – 8pm at Stone Junction Bar, 744 Redwood Drive, in Garberville!  20% of drinks at the Stone Junction Bar and 20% of food from Lil’ Bits will benefit SoHum Health Foundation. Have a drink…

Summer River Safety

Like the Nile, the Eel River is one of few rivers in the northern hemisphere that flows from south to north. The Eel and its tributaries form the third largest watershed entirely in California, one of six rivers that flow…

Fires, mudslides, tsunamis and earthquakes… Oh my!

Northern California is no stranger to extreme weather events. The recent Carr and Mendocino Complex fires still raging have become the most destructive and largest wildfires in the state’s history, respectively. Whenever we hear about or see these events on…

Fire!! Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go! is the title of CalFire’s brochure and video designed to help each of us create our own wildfire action plan. I’m going to get mine done right after I write this column. I’ve come late to this…

Courtyard ribbon-cutting

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson Approaching Garberville’s hospital campus nestled in the residential backstreets there is a sense of community neighborliness. Visitors to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital or the Southern Humboldt Community Clinic can now enjoy…

The people we serve – part 2

This is the second of two columns featuring comments by people who have used our District’s services. Read part 1 here. Hospital rehab services “Thank God for this place” says Johnny Jennings about Jerold Phelps Community Hospital. After several days…