Mad River Community Hospital is an 78-bed, acute care medical facility situated in Arcata, CA, a town of 17,000 in Humboldt County on California's North Coast. Mad River Community Hospital is proud to provide a choice in healthcare in Humboldt County. We are a locally owned & operated, independent hospital, dedicated to delivering the finest care to our patients by combining advanced technology with a deep dedication to our community and the people we care for.

Contact Details

  City Arcata, CA
  Zip Code 95521
  Address 3800 Janes Road
  Phone Number (707) 822-3621

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Mad River Community Hospital is a locally owned and independent hospital committed to providing the best care to its patients by providing advanced technology and a deep commitment to the community and its residents. Mad River Community Hospital provides a complete range of acute care inpatient services, including OB, emergency medicine, physical therapy, ICU, med/surg, and radiological services. The 5-bed Emergency Room department is staffed 24 hours a day. The radiology department is equipped with fixed MRI, CT scan, and x-ray.

Radiological Services at Mad River Community Hospital are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week to serve hospitalized patients & emergency patients. Radiological services include mammography, bone density, ultrasound, MRI, computerized tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, digital x-ray and angiography, and nuclear medicine. We are proud to offer our patients several innovations in radiological treatment, such as MammoPads, foam cushions that make a mammogram more comfortable, and NeoTect, a tracer element that allows lung masses to be identified as cancerous or benign without surgery.

We are a 24-hour Emergency Department Trauma Center dedicated to caring for you during times of emergency. We know a visit to the emergency department isn't always expected, but we do our best to make your experience as comfortable as possible. In the Emergency Department, patients are seen in the order of medical severity. Here is what you can expect during your visit. When you arrive, you will receive an initial assessment by a healthcare professional who is specially trained to identify life-threatening issues.

Occupational, physical and speech therapy are provided by licensed professionals when prescribed by a physician and based upon assessed need. A specialized program in a safe, secure environment, caring for individuals with early through late stage dementia. Advocacy for individual needs, guided discussion groups, and referral to community agencies. Safe door-to-door transportation to and from ADHC is available, whether in a wheelchair, with a walker, or for a participant who lives alone and is unable to drive.

Mad River Community Hospital offers several partner Healthcare Clinics for the convenience of our community. Located in Arcata, McKinleyville and Willow Creek our facilities take care of Primary Care, Family Care and Internal Medicine as well as Rehab & Sports Medicine. For our Willow Creek community we offer our full suite of primary care for Family Medical, Lab Services with our Rehab & Sports Facility all in the same complex. The Rehab & Sports Medicine facility is open to the public as a fitness center promoting health and wellness for all generations.