Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District
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.
Our service area is approximately 775 square miles and includes the communities of Alderpoint, Blacksburg, Garberville, Harris, Honeydew, Miranda, Meyers Flat, Leggett, Petrolia, Phillipsville, Piercy, Redcrest, Redway, Shelter Cover, Weott, Whitethorn, and Zenia. This service area has a population of about 10,365 full-time residents that can grow to over 30,000 during summer months. With strong community support, including a supplemental property tax, SHCHD continues its work to assure quality healthcare for residents and visitors alike.
Direct services include an acute care hospital, 24/7 emergency room, laboratory, radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, mammography, x-ray, home health/visiting nurse program, swing-bed, visiting specialists, skilled nursing, a rural health clinic and the Family Resource
To provide high quality local medical services, to engage community members with education, activities and lifestyle opportunities which promote optimal health, and to assist our patients in navigating access to services throughout the healthcare system.
To empower individuals to live longer, healthier lives through the use of information, relationships, and technology.
- Caring: We bring warmth and professionalism to all aspects of patient care.
- Quality: We are committed to our patients, to our services, and to enriching the communities of Southern Humboldt.
- Teamwork: We prioritize working together within our hospital as well as the larger community and healthcare network.
- Positivity: We believe in supporting an environment where healthy attitudes and respect fuel our culture.