Last Updated: November 20, 2020
Covid-19 testing is offered Monday through Friday in the hospital front parking lot. You must register to participate. Call 530-283-5640 to register.
Turnaround time for Covid-19 diagnosis varies depending upon the day of testing. See "Covid Result Notification" for complete details. Covid-19
results are available in your HealtheLife patient portal. The "Guide for Covid-19 Lab Results on the HealtheLife Patient Portal" will
help you locate your results. For guidance on what to do while you are waiting for your Covid-19 test result, see the "Quarantine and
Isolation After Covid-19 Testing" and "Pre-Procedure Preparation and Covid."
COVID Results Notification (365 KB)
Pre-Procedure Preparation and COVID (475 KB)
Providing Safe In-Person Care
We are open and safe with processes and protocols in place to ensure that we provide safe and convenient healthcare services. Here's what to expect when you visit our facility:
1. Upon Arrival. Patients, visitors and staff are screened for Covid-19 symptoms at the door.
2. Face Masks. A mask covering the nose and mouth is required at all times.
3. Social Distancing. We have redesigned lobby layouts to facilitate physical distancing. After checking in, patients may be asked to wait in their car to prevent overcrowding.
4. Separate Care Areas. We have created a separate area to care for patients with Covid-19 symptoms.
5. Healthcare Provider Covid-19 Surveillance. Our healthcare staff undergo regular testing for Covid-19.
6. Cleanliness. We clean and disinfect our facilities regularly.
7. Proper PPE. Face masks, face shields, gowns and eye protection is provided for our healthcare staff.
Public entrance into the hospital remains limited to the South Hall (Emergency Department) entrance at this time. While we understand that visits from family, friends and loved ones is important to the healing of our inpatients, to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses, Plumas District Hospital will not be accepting visitors. If your family member or friend is hospitalized, we encourage you to telephone them by dialing 530-283-2121 and asking for them by name or room number.
Certain exceptions apply to the following:
- Patients in end-of-life situations (limit 1)
- Birth of baby. One birth support person for labor & delivery (limit 1)
- Minors (under 18). One parent/guardian (limit 1)
- Outpatient procedure/surgery or to assist with ambulation (limit 1)
If there are extenuating circumstances, we will be compassionate in granting exceptions. All visitors must pass a respiratory illness
Medical Records Requests
Up to date COVID-19 information can be found here: