Tag Archives: Health Care

Local activists to rally in support of the Healthy California Act

North Coast People’s Alliance EUREKA, CA (August 16, 2017) – The North Coast People’s Alliance (NCPA) and the California Nurses Association (CNA) are planning a rally to voice support for the Healthy California Act (SB 562) and to encourage the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to approve a resolution in support of SB 562. The

Health Care For All Town Hall meeting Sunday in Eureka

Health Care for All – Courageous Resistance of Humboldt, a local group of volunteers, invites the public to a Guaranteed Health Care Town Hall, Sunday, April 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Labor Temple, 840 E St. in Eureka. The Town Hall features a screening of The Time is Now, a documentary produced by Physicians

A Fieldbrook woman’s health care nightmare

Jack Durham Mad River Union FIELDBROOK – Star Smelser’s nightmare began at about 6 a.m. Aug. 1 when she awoke not feeling well. Her arm was numb, her face tingling and she could barely speak. The 39-year-old Fieldbrook resident had suffered a stroke. She called a friend. “All I could say is ‘Help!’ and I

Health care reform triggers $3 million transfer

Bracing for the effects of health care reform, the county has transferred $3 million to a mental health services account to pay for an anticipated spike in the number of people eligible for behavioral health care. Approved at the July 16 Board of Supervisors meeting, the transfer is within the county’s Department of Health and