Public Notice: Obstetric Services at Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital

Public Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the dissolution of Obstetrical Services/Childbirth Program at Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna (RMH) and consolidation of Obstetrical Services to Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka (SJE). Due to low volumes and a loss of providers at RMH, the Childbirth Program will transition to a single program at SJE and close on July 1, 2021.

This consolidation of services will not eliminate beds at RMH. All personnel will be offered comparable positions within the Obstetrics/Childbirth Program at SJE. With this consolidation of services, comparable services will be offered in the community at the following locations:

Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka – a general acute care hospital with Obstetrical and Childbirth Program, including a 5-bed, Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This facility does serve Medi-Cal, Partnership Health Plan and Medicare patients.

Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata – a general acute care hospital with Obstetrical and Childbirth Program. This facility does serve Medi-Cal and Medicare patients.

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley in Ukiah – a general acute care hospital with Obstetrical and Childbirth Program. This facility does serve Medi-Cal and Medicare patients.

For those interested in offering comments or inquiries, please contact:

Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital
3300 Renner Drive
Fortuna, CA 95540
707-725-3361
Attn: Roberta Luskin-Hawk, MD, Chief Executive

Providence St. Joseph Hospital
2700 Dolbeer Street
Eureka, CA 95501
707-445-8121
Attn: Roberta Luskin-Hawk, MD, Chief Executive

St. Joseph Health, Northern California, LLC
1165 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
707-525-5300
Attn: Victor Jordan, Interim Regional Chief Executive

Providence Redwood Memorial and Providence St. Joseph Hospitals are committed to the health and wellness of the community and will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the community is informed of this Service Line Closure. 

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