Redwood Coast / North Bay

About Redwood Coast / North Bay

The North Bay and Redwood Coast Sections are comprised of 22 hospitals, representing over 1,600 licensed beds in Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma, Del Norte, and Humboldt counties.

Humboldt County Quake, Aftershocks Shake Residents

Who What One year to the day from when an earthquake shook Fortuna, a 6.4-magnitude quake rattled Humboldt County in the early hours of Dec. 20, 2022. Importantly, all four Humboldt County hospitals continued patient care throughout the event and the subsequent aftershocks and power outages. As of early this week, Humboldt County hospitals were […]

Sonoma County Welcomes Tristan Ivy, CEO of Santa Rosa Behavioral Healthcare

What On Dec. 7, CEOs from Sonoma County’s hospitals gathered at La Gare’s well-heated patio to welcome their newest leader, Tristan Ivy of Santa Rosa Behavioral Healthcare. Between lively debates over Sonoma’s best hamburger (the jury remains out), leaders discussed full facilities, recruitment challenges, and the lack of availability of behavioral health services in the […]

Humboldt County Assumes Leadership of Crisis Triage Project

Who What Since June, Hospital Council, along with not-for-profit OneFifteen, has been convening a wide range of stakeholders in Humboldt County to discuss optimizing care for behavioral health patients in the county. The discussion has specifically focused on individuals who linger in the emergency department for lack of services. Through a course of working sessions, […]

North Bay Section Meeting

Who What Hospital leadership from Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties convened on Nov. 2 at a Lake County farm to receive a 2022 overview from Hospital Council President & CEO Bryan Bucklew; discuss rural health care and workforce development with Peggy Wheeler, CHA vice president, policy; and network among colleagues. The section also welcomed […]

HC Hosts Redwood Coast Section Meeting

Who Redwood Coast Section CEOs and designees What Gathering together at the Historic Carter House Inn in Eureka, Redwood Coast Section CEOs and designees discussed a range of topics from the future of medical reimbursement rates to seismic retrofitting and employee retention bonuses. Topline issues continue to be workforce, housing availability, and the myriad challenges […]

Sutter Coast Celebrates Award of Grant to Fund Rural Residency Program in Crescent City

Who Sutter Coast hospital leadership Elected representatives from Crescent City Sutter regional leadership What On Oct. 4, local elected leaders, Sutter regional leadership, and the leadership of Sutter Coast hospital gathered with select community members to celebrate the announcement of their receipt of $750,000 to start a rural residency training program. Maintaining a robust health […]

Humboldt County Welcomes New CEO Darian Harris to Providence Arcata & Eureka Facilities

Who Humboldt County Health and Human Services (HHS) California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt Partnership HealthPlan of California Mad River Community Hospital St. Joseph Health Humboldt County Open Door Health What Turning the leadership of Providence’s Healdsburg and Petaluma facilities over to Rachel Reeder, Darian Harris joined Providence’s St. Joseph’s and Redwood Memorial hospitals in Humboldt […]

Conversations about BH, SUD Ongoing in Humboldt County

Who Member hospitals: Mad River Community Hospital & St. Joseph Health Humboldt County Arcata Police Department Humboldt County Sheriff Waterfront Recovery Center Humboldt County Health and Human Services California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt K’ima:w Medical Center Open Door Health Humboldt County Community Safety Engagement Team North Coast Emergency Medical Services Yurok Potowat Health Village What […]

Humboldt County Collaborative Addresses Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Challenges

Who Arcata Police Department   Humboldt County Sheriff   Waterfront Recovery Center   Humboldt County Health & Human Services   California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt   Mad River Community Hospital   Providence St. Joseph Health, Eureka    K’ima:w Medical Center   Open Door Health   Humboldt County Community Safety Engagement Team   North Coast Emergency Medical Services   Yurok Potowat Health Village What On July […]