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Eastern Plumas Health Care is an essential part of this rural community.

We're committed to caring for you as an individual. We know you by name, and many of you have families who have been coming to us for care for generations. We take that responsibility seriously. It means listening to you, respecting your needs, and valuing your well-being.

As a non-profit health care district, your tax dollars help keep us alive. When you choose EPHC for your health care needs, you're helping to make sure we'll be here to serve you in the future. We have 250 employees. We are your neighbors, your friends, your family. We are your community hospital.

Patient Experience

We value your feedback and seek to be the best. The Patient Experience is a place for you to submit your individual compliments, comments, and concerns so we can identify areas that need attention in order to improve your experience.

You may also contact us at (530) 832-6634

What Our Patients Are Sharing

“I really appreciate the great care I received in the ER for my fractured ribs. I was seen immediately, made comfortable, and had a CT scan within 45 minutes. I think the nurses and doctors did an amazing job. I have been telling my friends to utilize Eastern Plumas ER if ever needed” (ED)

”Always a great experience at the EPHC Dental Clinic. Friendly and skilled staff make you feel welcome and comfortable from the minute you arrive to the end of your visit. Highly recommend dental services from EPHC Dental Clinic” (DENTAL)

“Fantastic place for care!!” (ED)

“Very competent, professional, polite, and intelligent! A BLESSING TO HAVE THEM!” (Therapy and Wellness)

“Very professional and nice.” (DENTAL)

”Dr Hoffman is outstanding! Pheobe at the front desk is very professional also. Clean waiting room and bathrooms. A+” (DENTAL)

“These folks really know what they are doing! Service always with a smile!” (Therapy and Wellness)

“The care my husband receives is excellent. He really likes living at this facility. They care about their patients, always polite and friendly when I visit, they are like extended family. The food is very good also. Lots of activities in which to participate. It is a caring and loving environment.” (SNF)

"This is the best nursing home you will find anywhere. They take excellent care of my family member. They listen and are always open for suggestions. they make it as much like home as is possible. Everyone is very caring, including all staff from doctors to maintenance!” (SNF)

“Dr. Adams & Staff always show courtesy and make me feel important and cared for.” (GMC)

“I love the staff’s wonderful attitudes and the doctor’s attention to detail. Thank you so very much for consistently giving such great care over the years!” (GMC)

”I’m 56 years old, have always feared the Dentist. Dr. Abate is the absolute best, kindest, gentle and caring Dentist I’ve ever had. My fear doesn’t exist with him. He is truly an asset to the Portola Dental Clinic, and I hope he stays here for as long as he continues working. Thank you, Dr. Abate for giving me my smile back! You are a treasure to our community.” (DENTAL)

“Doctor and helpers are so nice; Dr. Abate is a pleasure to be around.” (DENTAL)

News & Events
New Cardiac Rehabilitation Program


EPHC's Therapy and Wellness Center Expands Services

Launching August 1, 2023, EPHC’s Therapy and Wellness Center located in Portola, Ca., will offer Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation to its growing list of therapy services. 

Considering its rural location, EPHC’s Therapy & Wellness Center offers some cutting-edge therapy with yet another unique service. Already established, the hand therapy program is distinguished by employing one of the only 9,000 licensed hand therapists in the United States. 

Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) consists of a medically supervised team of providers comprised of Cardiologist and Medical Director Dr. Milind Dhond, Physical Therapist Amanda Ferrero, DPT,...

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FREE Wellness Fair, Saturday, August 26


Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair, August 26

Coming to Portola, Saturday, August 26 from 9 am to 3 pm, the EPHC Wellness Fair.

The Fair will be held at the Portola Veterans Hall (449 W. Sierra Street).

This is a FREE event that features:

  • Raffle Prizes
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Advance Directive Services
  • Liberty Electric Discount Services
  • Veterans’ Services
  • Information about Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship and nearby trails

Plus Info on the following EPHC departments and programs:

  • Radiology
  • Dental  
  • Dietary
  • Respiratory
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medical Insurance  
  • Primary Care and Specialty Providers  
  • Physical Therapy & Wellness
  • Human Resources & Employment Opportunities
  • CalAim 
  • Nifty Thrifty (EPHC Auxillary)
  • Plumas Ruel Services
  • Mom's Meals
  • First Fives
  • Partnership...

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COVID Testing


Schedule A COVID Test With Your Provider If You Feel Symptomatic


About COVID Testing

  • If symptomatic, patients may schedule an appointment with their provider.
  • The hospital does not provide free tests.
  • Tests are available for purchase at your preferred pharmacy.
  • Please see list of COVID-19 symptoms below.

COVID-19 Symptoms Include: 

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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