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

Dental Appointment Policy

The Pit River Health Service Dental Clinic is here to serve the needs of the community and in order to give quality care to each patient we ask that our patients please arrive 15 minutes early to their appointment to update information or fill out any necessary paper-work. If the patient is 15 minutes late, the appointment will have to … Read More

20th Annual Good Medicine Health Fair

Join us Friday, July 13, 2018, for our 20th annual Good Medicine Health Fair. Beginning at 10 am come out to the PRHS parking lot in Burney and check out all of our local vendors. We will be providing screenings, car seat checks, and information on various health topics. There will be having a jump house for the kids, lunch … Read More

AAAHC Accreditation

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Glenna Moore, Executive Director Pit River Health Service, Inc. (530) 335-5090 glenna.m@pitriverhealthservice.org   Pit River Health Service Achieves Accreditation   June 6, 2018 Burney, CA—Pit River Health Service, Inc. (PRHS) announced today that it has achieved full accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).  Accreditation distinguishes this community health clinic from … Read More