News and Events
New Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

July 26, 2023

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...

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FREE Wellness Fair, Saturday, August 26

July 16, 2023

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’...

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COVID Testing

June 13, 2023

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: 

Keep Your Family Covered

March 10, 2023

Take Action To Keep Your Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal covers vital health care services for you and your family, including doctor visits, prescriptions, vaccinations hospital visits, mental health care, and more. As COVID-19 becomes less of a threat, California will restart yearly Medicaid eligibility reviews using available information to decide if you or your family member(s) still qualify for coverage. So, if you have Medi-Cal, make sure you take the steps on this page to renew.


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Health Highlights – Winter 2022

December 30, 2022


Our Winter ‘Health Highlights’ newsletter features stories about our clinics, healthy eating tips for the Holidays, a call for Foundation Members, information about the EPHC's Angel Tree, and a message from our CEO, Doug McCoy. 

Click here to read it now.

Health Highlights – Summer 2022

September 6, 2022

EPHC Community Newsletter

Our Summer ‘Health Highlights’ newsletter features stories about our Nifty Thrifty, our Urgent Access and Walk-In Urgent Access Clinic, our pediatric care, a call for Foundation Members, information on our Service Excellence Initiative, and a message from our CEO, Doug McCoy.

Click here to read it now.

Medical Clinics Closed For Labor Day

September 2, 2021

Just a friendly reminder - the Graeagle, Loyalton and Portola Medical Clinics will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 for Labor Day.

EPHC Welcomes Robert Adams, DO.

February 23, 2021

As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Adams earned his medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, CA. He is now seeing patients in the Graeagle Medical Clinic and accepting new patients. EPHC is happy to have him and his family join our community. 

Mondays through Thursdays at Graeagle Medical Clinic. 

To schedule an appointment, call 530-832-6600.

Dr Robert Adams

Tribute to Outgoing Acting CEO, and Welcome to Incoming CEO

May 6, 2020

Eastern Plumas Health Care Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas A. McCoy as the new Chief Executive Officer for Eastern Plumas Health Care. McCoy will replace Acting CEO Jayne O’Flanagan who is retiring end of this month. McCoy will start transitioning into his new role mid-May 2020, with the two of them working closely hand in hand during the transition. The EPHC Board of Directors is immensely grateful for the energy, vision and compassion that O’Flanagan dedicated to EPHC during her interim role as Acting CEO.

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End of Year Board Meeting

December 31, 2018

Board Changes

Eastern Plumas Health Care’s (EPHC’s) December Board of Directors meeting saw the changing of the guard, with long time Board member Lucie Kreth leaving her post, and Teresa Whitfield coming on to the Board for a four year term. Whitefield worked previously at EPHC as Chief Nursing Officer. All three newly elected Board members, including Whitfield and incumbents Gail McGrath and Harvey West, were sworn in by Kreth, who has also served as the Board’s Secretary.

The Board discussed committee appointments, with Whitfield requesting to be on the Quality Assurance Committee. This was an area she focused...

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