Summer 2021 Local Care Resources & Staffing Plan

May 26, 2021 - 11:20am

The Student Health Center will be closed from Friday, May 21, until August 16, 2021. Students needing assistance should email or leave a message at 707-826-5036. These messages will be checked 1-2 times per week so it may take several days to get a reply.


Other services are available in the community:

COVID-19 Testing

1. Health Quest (in the Great Hall) will be available for students through  May 31. Hours are 9:30 a.m. -12 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Health Quest will remain open through the summer for faculty, staff, and student employees.


2. OptumServe Community Testing Site

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds and mobile unit

3750 Harris St., Eureka CA 95501  


If an individual has medical insurance, OptumServe will bill the patient’s medical insurance company. Uninsured individuals may also use the community test site and their tests will be paid for by the state.


3. Walgreens, CVS and several other pharmacies provide covid testing locally. 


Medical and Counseling Services are available 24/7 through Humboldt's expanded telehealth program, TimelyCare.  You can register with your name and school email.

Primary Care/ Urgent Care

Redwood Urgent Care

2440 23rd St, Eureka


Priority Care – Accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance   



Humboldt IPA - Can work with individuals with insurance to find a provider with an open practice


Open Door Community Health Clinics – Accepts Humboldt Partnership insurance. Several practices have openings. You may be assigned to a certain clinic


Open Door Fortuna is accepting new patients, not limited to partnership insurance

3700 Rohnerville Road, Fortuna


United Indian Health Services


Reproductive Health Care

Planned Parenthood 

3225 Timber Court, Suite B, Eureka, 


Mental Health/ Psychiatry

CAPS 24-hour line 707-826-3236

Robert Soper, MD psychiatry, 1836 Central Ave, Suite A, McKinleyville, 707-445-4705

Harry Lesch, MD psychiatry 2934 H Street, Eureka, 707-633-4478

Roy King, MD 830 Bret Harte, Arcata, 707-630-5045

Humboldt County Mental Health 1711 3rd Street Eureka, 707 268-2900

24-hour crisis line, 888-849-5728


Mad River Community Hospital

3800 Janes Road, Arcata


St Joseph Health Systems

2700 Dolbeer St



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