Emergencies & After-Hours Care

Life-threatening Emergency: Medical or Mental Health

Call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department:

Mad River Community Hospital
(707) 822-3621 [how do I get there?]

St. Joseph Hospital
(707) 445-8121 [how do I get there?]

Urgent Care: Medical Concern

When SHC is open:
Contact SHC at (707) 826-3146 or walk into the SHC [Hours]

When SHC is closed:

  • You can call FONEMED, a free After-Hours Nursing Advice line, at (877) 256-3534.
  • If SHC is closed and you cannot wait until SHC opens, visit a local Emergency Department or Urgent Care Center:

Redwood Urgent Care
2440 23rd Street
Eureka  [how do I get there?]
Mon-Sun 9am-6:30pm (707) 298-2011

Urgent Care: Mental Health Concern

 When SHC or Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) are open:

  • You can contact SHC at (707) 826-3146 or walk into the SHC [Hours]. A SHC registered nurse will help you make an appropriate plan of care.
  • You can contact CAPS at (707) 826-3236 or walk into CAPS and request to meet with the crisis therapist. [Hours]

When SHC and CAPS are closed:

  • You can talk with a therapist by phone for support, information, and crisis intervention at (707) 826-3236.
  • You can call County Mental Health 24 Hour Crisis Line at (707) 445-7715.
  • You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
  • You can visit a local Emergency Department.