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Blocksburg

You may have heard that the Blocksburg area may soon be removed from our Healthcare District’s boundaries.  It is important to note that this change was initiated by Blocksburg residents and not by the District itself. Of course we could…

Greetings from the greeters

With our eyes toward spring, the Registration Department at the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District (SHCHD) would like to share some important information with you regarding upcoming changes to Medicare billing ID numbers, the transition to our new billing partner,…

Lab Tests Made Easy

Open Every Day Did you know that ours is the only medical lab in Humboldt County that is open seven days a week, 8 am to 5 pm? And we offer a wide range of lab services with no appointments…

Year in Review, 2017

2017 was an eventful year! We welcomed new medical staff and instituted improvements to important Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District services and operations. Medical Staffing Dr. Rucker joined us this fall as our new Clinic Medical Director. With longtime ties…

Billing Changes at SHCHD

We at Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District have been reaching out to our community to learn how we can improve the services we provide you. We also work continually to make our administrative procedures more efficient and more cost-effective. Because…

Keeping Healthcare Affordable

Last week I talked about the importance of exercising to maintain your health. Regular medical exams are equally important, to keep little health problems from becoming big ones. When I encounter friends at the Healthcare District, I often say “Just…

Welcoming Dr. Rucker

Longtime residents of Southern Humboldt may have noticed a familiar face in town lately. Dr. Mylene Rucker, who practiced at Redwoods Rural Health Clinic nearly 30 years ago, has recently joined SHCHD’s team as Medical Director of our Southern Humboldt…

November 16, 2017 Is National Rural Health Day

The following newsletter on National Rural Health Day was created by California Critical Access Hospital Network and sent to CCAHN members. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) created National Rural Health Day as a way to…

CT Scanner Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jerold Phelps Community Hospital

Jerold Phelps Community Hospital (JPCH) and Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District (SHCHD) are thrilled to announce that we will break ground on the site of our new computed tomography (CT) scanner this Wednesday. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on…

Vacancy on SHCHD Governing Board

Gary Wellborn announced his retirement from the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District (SHCHD) Governing Board at its meeting on Sept 21, 2017, effective October 11, 2017. The Board is now seeking to fill the vacancy created by Gary’s resignation. Since…