PHCD NEWS

August 17, 2020
NBBJ: Small California North Coast hospitals seek larger partners to survive

In the North Bay, two deals to sell public independent hospitals to join multifacility health care systems await voter approval this fall. A third deal has already gotten the green light.

Acquisitions and partnerships in the hospital industry aren’t new, but have become more vital as COVID-19 threatens the viability of existing hospitals.


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August 6, 2020
Petaluma Health Care District Recommends Petaluma Valley Hospital Sale to NorCal HealthConnect, LLC

Secular affiliate of long-term operator, Providence St. Joseph Health, guarantees acute care and emergency room in Petaluma for at least 20 years


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July 28, 2020
Argus Courier: Health officials propose selling Petaluma Valley Hospital


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July 2, 2020
Notice of Election: PHCD Board of Directors

Notice is hereby given to all qualified voters in the Petaluma Health Care District that the following offices are open for election and will be consolidated with the county general election ballot on November 3, 2020: Three Directors, each serving a four-year term. 


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February 20, 2020
Argus Courier: Secular operator proposed for Petaluma hospital


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January 30, 2020
Argus Courier: Petaluma Health Center reaches out to Spanish speakers

The Petaluma Health Center partnered with the popular Colors of Spanish program for its inaugural Family Wellness Series focusing on encouraging healthy, fun activities between parents and children under 5 years old in order to build resilience to potential stress experienced in childhood. 


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November 29, 2019
Argus Courier: Petaluma hospital workers return after strike


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November 12, 2019
NBBJ: Solano, Petaluma, Santa Rosa hospitals top North Bay medical safety survey


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November 11, 2019
NBBJ: Foreseen service cutbacks at Napa Valley hospital among concerns in Adventist Health-St. Joseph Health pact


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October 31, 2019
California AG rejects Adventist-St. Joseph merger


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October 31, 2019
Proposed Health Merger Denied: State Justice Department says no to Adventist, St Joseph joint venture


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October 18, 2019
PHCD Board President Elece Hempel Honored as Trustee of the Year by Association of California Health Care Districts

The Association of California Health Care Districts (ACHD) honored Petaluma Health Care District (PHCD) Board President Elece Hempel as Trustee of the Year at a ceremony on October 10. The award recognizes the health care district trustee — chosen from the entire state — who has most notably impacted his or her district with outstanding governance, strategic planning and constituent partnerships. 


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September 26, 2019
Argus Courier: ‘It happens anywhere’ - Petaluma responders praised for CPR save

On September 26, our HeartSafe Community Steering Committee, in partnership with the Petaluma Fire Department, awarded two Golden Heart Awards celebrating the bravery of Angelica Rivas and David Cassetta, who performed CPR and utilized an on-site AED to revive a victim at City Sports gym in Petaluma until first responders could arrive.


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May 30, 2019
Argus Courier: Petaluma Health Care District Awards Grants

The Petaluma Health Care District announced grant awards of $94,500 to community nonprofits working to increase literacy and fight homelessness and hunger. The district also honored an adult educator who works with immigrant populations in Petaluma and two volunteer advocates for CPR training.

The district was expected to give out the grants, which doubled the total amount it awarded last year, at its annual Community Partnership Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, May 23.


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June 7, 2019
It’s CPR/AED Week. Here’s how to be heart safe.

Read how to be heart safe in this Argus Courier editorial by our CEO, Ramona Faith. 


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May 23, 2019
Petaluma Health Care District Presents Health Hero Award and $94,500 in Grant Funding to Local Nonprofits

On May 23, the Petaluma Health Care District hosted its annual Community Partnership Appreciation Breakfast, honoring this year's Health Hero and Golden Heart Award winners, as well as announcing the 11 recipients of its 2019 Community Health Grants. 


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April 26, 2019
Winner of NBBJ 2019 Community Philanthropy Awards

The Petaluma Health Care District was named one of the winners of the 2019 North Bay Business Journal's Community Philanthropy Awards. 


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April 1, 2019
Petaluma Walking Day to highlight healthy choices

Support (or start) a healthy habbit by walking with us on Petaluma Walking Day!  Read about it in the Argus here.

March 13, 2019
Halley Cloud Joins PHCD as Community Health Program Manager


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February 22, 2019
11 North Bay leaders in health care you need to know in 2019

CEO Ramona Faith is among 11 North Bay leaders in health care recently highlighted by the North Bay Business Journal.


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