2018 Diabetes Health Fair

Diabetes Health Fair Come join us! We will be providing free screenings, healthy snacks, and raffle prizes for those who participate! When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018  Where: Pit River Health Service Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm For more information please contact Karen Toneys, RN Outreach Coordinator  at (530) 335-3651.

Zero Tolerance for Violence

It is the policy of Pit River Health Service to provide a safe environment that has zero tolerance for violence (threats, harassment, intimidation or assaults). Any threat that expresses the intention to harm a person, or any aggressive acting out (pointing a finger, shouting, hitting walls, instigating fights, verbally assaulting another, vulgar name calling, or physical assault) WILL NOT BE … Read More

August is National Immunization Month

Immunizations are important for those of all ages, but children are most vulnerable and therefore it is important to vaccinate your children. The following are five important reasons to vaccinate your child according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Immunizations can save your child’s life. Because of advances in medical science, your child can be protected against more … Read More

Why Use a N95 Mask??

Small particles (from wildfire smoke) with diameters less than or equal to 10 micrometers, are also known as particle pollution or PM10, these can be inhaled deep into the lungs; exposure to the smallest particles can affect the lung and heart. Pregnant women, young children and elderly are the most vulnerable to smoke exposure. We encourage the N95 mask when … Read More

Back To School

It is that time again! The first day of school is quickly approaching. Make sure your child is up to date on any immunizations or physicals. Please contact our medical receptionist to schedule your child with our pediatrician, Dr. Underhill, at (530) 335-3651 ext. 110.      

‘One-Stop’ Assistance Center

A Local Assistance Center will open soon to provide recovery assistance services to residents impacted by the disastrous Carr Fire. The center will be open each day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, through Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Shasta High School, 2500 Eureka Way in Redding. Representatives from from various local, state and federal agencies will be … Read More

Wildfire Smoke & Face Masks

Wildfire smoke can irritate your eyes, nose, throat, and lungs. It can make you cough and wheeze, and can make it hard to breathe. If you have asthma or another lung disease, or heart disease, inhaling wildfire smoke can be especially harmful. If you cannot leave the smoky area, good ways to protect your lungs from wildfire smoke include staying … Read More

Shasta County Air Quality

SHASTA COUNTY – The Shasta County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and the Public Health Branch of the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency are advising all residents of Shasta County, to limit outdoor activities due to the presence of wildfire smoke. Wildfire smoke originating from the Carr Fire near Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, fires in Southern Oregon, and … Read More