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Mad River Community Hospital and first responders honored

Mad River Community Hospital and first responders honored

Hospital employees from all departments came out as they could to enjoy the excitement and gratitude.  Appreciation for their special “Thank you” was the sentiment felt by the employees. 

MRCH takes down triage tent, opens new surgical suite

Mad River Community Hospital reopening elective services with NEW Surgical Suite Integrative Surgical Specialists, Inc. now seeing Patients in the Shaw Medical Pavilion  Arcata, CA (May 14, 2020): When the COVID-19 outbreak began, routine healthcare appointments and procedures were cancelled or postponed. According to a report by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science more

MRCH using locally 3D printed protective gear

In addition to the 3D printing community, Humboldt County’s sewers and seamstress community has banned together creating a Humboldt Coronavirus Mask Makers group on Facebook to help connect makers with facilities in need of homemade PPE masks. Mad River Community Hospital has requested a donation to outfit their staff in an effort to extend the life of the N95 masks which can be worn until soiled per CDC guidelines.

Arcata Chamber Classics: Mad River Community Hospital – a vision and labor of love

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Executive Director  Joellen Clark-Peterson interviews Jed Rudd, director of ancillary services and safety at Mad River Community Hospital, a 26-year Arcata Chamber member. How did you get involved with Mad River Community Hospital (MRCH)? I’ve worked in medical administration for 12 years and was last serving in New Mexico when this

Man killed when car flips, hits tree near Stone Lagoon

Mad River Union STONE LAGOON – The driver of a Honda SUV was killed this morning near Stone Lagoon when the car he was driving went off U.S. Highway 101, flipped over and collided with a tree. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. At about  10:24 a.m. the man was

Area man survives shark attack at City Hall

Shunka Fourwinds Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Recent efforts to re-introduce indigenous animal species locally may have backfired. The trend began not in eco-groovy Arcata, but McKinleyville, where the Friends of Widow White Creek were able to re-establish a colony of Eye-Sucking Lampreys, an aquatic species able to propel themselves out of the

Mack Town hit & run trial delayed

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The November trial of a McKinleyville hit-and-run murder suspect has been postponed until the defense receives an accident reconstruction report from an outside expert. James Arthur Merrick II, 47, is accused of killing Tessa Gingerich, 16, also of McKinleyville, in an alcohol-fueled hit-and-run collision near Mill Creek Marketplace