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PDH Implements Updated Visitor Guidelines


Plumas District Hospital has implemented updated visitor guidelines according to California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance in response to recent COVID-19 surges. PDH will verify that visitors are eit..

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Resources for Evacuees


Quincy Pharmacy is accommodating prescription refill requests for patients and community members impacted by the Dixie Fire. Please call 530.283.4545 for assistance. - Please click on the document b..

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Plumas District Hospital to Restructure OB Program. Deliveries Temporarily Suspended.


Beginning the second week of July and throughout the past several weeks, dozens of community members, medical staff, and mothers have shared their opinions and experiences about Plumas District Hospital’s (PDH) Obste..

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Operations Update: Dixie Fire: 8/6/2021


8/6/21 Due to the wildfire, our Indian Valley Medical Clinic and Physical Therapy Office will be closed for an undetermined timeframe. Please know that we will continue to support patients and evacuees with our m..

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IVMC and Greenville PT temporarily closed due to Dixie Fire


5:15PM - July 22nd, 2021 - Due to the Dixie Fire, our clinics in Greenville, Indian Valley Medical Center and PDH Physical and Occupational Therapy Center, are closed for the time being. ..

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7/20 Power Outage Update


Understandably, upon hearing that Plumas District Hospital closed temporarily yesterday afternoon, several community members have reached out to ask why. Here is what we know from the last 24 hours. On Monday, Ju..

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Blood Draws Available at Indian Valley Medical Clinic


Plumas District Hospital is excited to announce that we will be bringing back blood draws to Indian Valley Medical Clinic! If you need to schedule a blood draw at this location, call 530.283.2121 (tel:530-283-21..

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PDH Doctor shares how to prevent skin cancer


Preventing Skin Cancer and Premature Skin Aging Dr. Kepple enjoys being outside while the sun as shining as much anyone. Here are his tips for preventing premature skin aging and skin cancer, as well as risk fac..

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PDH Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments


Plumas District Hospital is now offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Currently the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccines are in supply. If you are interested in receiving a COVID-19 va..

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Mental Health: Childhood Trauma - How Does History Impact Our Present?


Welcome to our recognition of mental health awareness month. In past articles we have clearly outlined the stigma associated with recognizing and supporting those of us that sometimes struggle with mental health symp..

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PDH's Senior Life Solutions program hosts a staff walk to raise awareness for mental health


This past year presented many different challenges and obstacles that tested the strength and resiliency of our communities. The global pandemic forced community members to cope with situations never before imagined,..

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PDH Health Screening Event is On for 2021!


QUINCY, CA, (April 19, 2021) – After a one-year interruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, Plumas District Hospital will resume its popular annual Low-Cost Health Screening. The 2021 event will look much different than..

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Ages 18-64 with Underlying Medical Conditions


In order to help administer COVID-19 vaccines in Plumas County, Plumas District Hospital will now be scheduling appointments for PDH patients. Patients must be between the ages of 18-64 and meet the underlying medica..

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Grounding, and Supporting our Mental Health


What are grounding techniques? Grounding is a practice commonly used to support our mental health. The intention of the practice is to ground the individual in the present, rather than being overwhelmed by ..

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PDH launches Senior Life Solutions


Plumas District Hospital launched its Senior Life Solutions service line today, Jan. 21. This new program provides older community members in Plumas County access to essential resources and support for their emo..

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Underway for Plumas District Hospital Workers


COVID-19 vaccinations are underway at Plumas District Hospital. The hospital’s main campus opened employee vaccination clinics on Monday, immediately after taking delivery of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Ove..

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Tips to Cope with Anxiety and Isolation During COVID-19 Pandemic


Americans of all ages are experiencing increased social isolation and loneliness in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Institute on Aging, nearly 14 million older adults in the U.S. live alon..

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Is Senior Life Solutions Right For Me?


Plumas District Hospital's Senior Life Solutions is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of adults typically 65 years of age and older struggling with symptoms of depression..

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PDH Announces Senior Life Solutions Partnership


Plumas District Hospital is pleased to announce a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located on the Plumas District Hospital campus at 1065 Bucks Lake Road in Quincy. Plumas Di..

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On November 24, 2020, a third Plumas District Hospital (PDH) employee tested positive for Covid-19. Plumas District Hospital last night received notice that a member of the Rural Health Clinic staff tested posit..

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Mental Health: What Do We Look For?


Mental Health: What Do We Look For? How Do We Understand? I am always curious what comes to mind for people when we utter the phrase mental health. Is it fear? Stigma? A wish to understand more? Complete d..

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Patient Portal Covid 19 Results


IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have become aware of an issue within our HealtheLife patient portal related to COVID-19 results posting to the portal in two places - 1) the "Latest Results" on the main screen and 2) within the ..

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Quincy Laboratory Scientist to Present at Regional Clinical Laboratory Convention


Plumas District Hospital’s clinical laboratory director Hannah Mirrashed, Ph.D., CLS (ASCP) has been selected by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (Region VIII) to be a featured speaker at this yea..

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What Is Mental Health? And Why Is It Important?


What Is Mental Health? And Why Is It Important? We live in a world where it is fairly standard to have a primary care physician and seek out medical care when we fall ill or are injured. If this is common p..

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Welcome Laura Orange, ACNP


Please welcome Laura Orange, ACNP, to PDH! Laura is joining the RHC’s excellent team of physicians and providers and will begin seeing patients soon. Before pursuing a career in nursing, Laura previously worked..

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During this crisis, some things can’t wait. Your health care is one of them.


While Californians are rightly concerned about COVID-19 and must take precautions against this virus, delaying care can be just as dangerous. Understandably, Californians may be reluctant to get medical care as..

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Clinic operations Monday, August 24


SERVICE UPDATE: Plumas District Hospital's Quincy-based medical clinic operations will be consolidated into the Quincy Building (formerly called Quincy Family Medicine) on Monday, August 24. Patients are encouraged t..

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Hospital Board Adopts Resolution Declaring Racism is a National Health Crisis


During its regular board meeting on Thursday, August 6, 2020, the Plumas District Hospital Board of Directors adopted a resolution declaring that racism is a national health crisis. The resolution affirmed that racis..

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HELP is on the way!


Plumas District Hospital is partnering with HELP Financial to offer our patients an affordable option to pay their bill over time. With this exciting partnership, all patients will now have access to a 0.0..

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Colorectal Cancer- What You Need To Know


Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Treatment Dr. Steen Jensen has 25 years of experience as a surgeon at Plumas District Hospital. This includes over 10,000 endoscopies as well as advanced endoscopy course wo..

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Welcome, Jennine King Director of Childcare Center for Plumas District Hospital


Plumas District Hospital is pleased to introduce Jennine and welcome her to our team. The following is an introductory letter Jennine shared. My name is Jennine King, and I am the new Childcare Director for Plum..

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Introducing, Kara Gately. Plumas District Hospitals Social Worker


Plumas District Hospital is very pleased to welcome Kara Gately to our team. The following is an introductory letter that Kara asked us to share with our community: Thank you Plumas County for welcomi..

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Outage Moves IVMC appointments to Quincy


IMPORTANT SERVICE ALERT: The Frontier Communications outage has hampered normal operations at the Indian Valley Medical Clinic. Beginning, Wednesday, July 22, we are moving ALL IVMC appointments to the Quincy campus...

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Second Positive Worker


On July 21, 2020, a second Plumas District Hospital (PDH) employee tested positive for COVID-19. All immediate close contacts with potential for exposure have been identified, contacted and tested. Results for one cl..

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Introducing, Linda Carter Rural Health Clinic Nurse Manager


Plumas District Hospital is very pleased to welcome Linda Carter to our team. The following is an introductory letter that Linda asked us to share with our community: I am so excited to be joining this organi..

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Plumas District Hospital in collaboration with Plumas County Public Health Agency is expanding COVID-19 testing to better serve individuals who think they have been exposed but have no symptoms themselves and i..

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On June 29, 2020, a Plumas District Hospital (PDH) employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was asymptomatic during their last shift on Thursday, June 25. Over the weekend the employee noticed loss of..

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Use Your Smartphone to Connect to Your Provider


Patients with a HealtheLife patient portal account can use their Smartphone, Tablet or Laptop to participate in a live-video appointment, called a video visit, with their Plumas District Hospital primary care provide..

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COVID-19 Testing Expanded


In accordance with recommendations from Plumas County’s Public Health Officer Mark Satterfield MD, Plumas District Hospital today is expanding COVID-19 testing. According to Satterfield, there is evidence that 25% o..

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Plumas District Hospital tested a total of 76 employees over four days as part of the COVID-19 surveillance program for employees and physicians. Testing focused on personnel whose job duties require frequent patient..

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Early in the day, April 4, 2020, Plumas District Hospital (PDH) identified its first positive COVID-19 case. Understandably, the report of our first positive case has caused concern about patient and employee persona..

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Healthcare Worker COVID-19 Testing


On April 2, 2020, Plumas District Hospital (PDH) started testing employees for COVID-19. This measure is in an abundance of caution. The COVID-19 surveillance program will test approximately 40 employees over t..

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Press Release: Plumas County has first positive COVID-19 Test


Please refer to the attached public service announcement for the most current update on COVID 19 in Plumas County. ..

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Plumas District Hospital and Plumas County Public Health Agency Hosts a Facebook Live Event


Many of you may be wondering, “If we haven’t had any positive COVID-19 cases in our County, why shut the place down?” or “Isn’t this no worse that our annual flu?” You are not alone. Plumas District Hospit..

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Our community is understandably concerned about the spread of COVID-19 disease. Plumas District Hospital is prepared to care for patients arriving with respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19 and any other m..

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Plumas County COVID -19 UPDATE


Plumas District Hospital and Care Flight/REMSA is working closely with Plumas County Public Health Agency to monitor the COVID 19 (novel coronavirus) situation. In the event that a COVID 19 case presents to our..

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March 9, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE


Plumas District Hospital and Care Flight/REMSA is working closely with Plumas County Public Health Agency to monitor the COVID 19 (novel coronavirus) situation. In the event that a COVID 19 case presents to our hospi..

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Training site for UC Davis Medical Center


A warm welcome goes out to third year UC Davis medical student Laura Reynolds. Laura will be shadowing Jeff Kepple (

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Update on COVID-19


Plumas District Hospital is working closely with Plumas County Public Health Agency to monitor the COVID 19 (novel coronavirus) situation. In the event that a COVID 19 case presents to our hospital, we have establish..

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Dental Assistants Recognition Week 2020


We would like to celebrate Hilary and Tammy during Dental Assistants Recognition Week. Thank you for helping us provide quality dental care and choosing to work at Plumas District Hospital’s dental office. ..

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Greenville, CA, (October 31, 2019) – In a joint announcement from Plumas District Hospital (PDH) and Care Flight, the partner organizations have extended their innovative rural EMS model into the neighboring co..

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New Patient Portal - HealthLife


As of September 9, 2019, Plumas District Hospital upgraded to a new patient portal called HealtheLife (/patients/healthlife). (/patients/healthlife) This new system is also where you will pay your hospital bills (htt..

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Plumas District Hospital (PDH) invited parents of babies born in the years 2016-2019 to a baby reunion during the Children’s Fair May 18, 2019. “We hope that the reunion will give families an o..

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Plumas District Hospital Recognized as a Rural Center of Excellence


(SACRAMENTO) — UC Davis Health has named Plumas District Hospital (PDH) as its newest Rural Center of Excellence. The special designation recognizes the Quincy-based health provider for becoming a ..

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Nor-Cal EMS Recognizes Plumas County for Emergency Service Success


Under Care Flight’s leadership, Plumas County is recognized by Nor-Cal EMS for having the highest percentage of field saves in five north-eastern California counties thanks to public bystander..

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Plumas District Hospital receives safety award


Rhyanne Skinner of ICW Group, Plumas District Hospital’s worker’s comp insurance carrier, presented the Excellence In Safety award to the hospital’s environment of care committee. From left: Cyn..

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Sports Physical vs Well Child Exam?


What is the difference between a Sports Physical and a Well Child Exam (aka Yearly Physical)? If your child plays school sports, more than likely he or she will have to have a sports physical. A sports physical does ..

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Quincy: first rural HEARTSafe Community in California


From left: Mimi Hall, director of public health; Sam Blesse, Care Flight; Matt Brown, Care Flight; LeeAnne Goniea, Care Flight; Eddy Mutch, Care Flight and Lori Simpson, chair of the board of supervisors, celeb..

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PDH announces new website


On Monday, June 19, 2017 Plumas District Hospital proudly launched its newly redesigned website for all to see. “The timing for our new website launch couldn’t be better. As we work to revive and grow our fac..

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Senior Project to Benefit Plumas Health Care Foundation


QUINCY, CA, March 28, 2017 – Cookbooks composed by Quincy High School Senior Autumn Brawley are on sale for $12 at the Bargain Boutique in downtown Quincy. All proceeds benefit Plumas Health Care Foundation. The ..

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