Clearlake, CA Health


Lake County Sheriff’s Office releases statement on recent mental health call that ended tragically

“On July 18th, 2022, at approximately 12:10 PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was advised by a family member of a Lakeport resident who was making suicidal and suicide by law enforcement statements. The Sheriff’s Office was informed that the person was driving a vehicle in the Lakeport area and was reportedly armed with a handgun. No reports were made to the Sheriff’s Office that the individual intended to harm anyone other than himself, and the LCSO was not aware of any information that he posed an immediate or imminent threat to the community.
Lake County News

COVID-19 emergency homeless shelter to cease operations in September

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — An Oroville-based nonprofit that has been operating Lake County’s emergency COVID-19 shelter said it will cease operating the facility in September. In a statement published on its website, the Elijah House Foundation said it will no longer operate the shelter at 1111 Whalen Way in Lakeport as of Sept. 4.
Lake County News

Sutter Lakeside earns fourth CMS Four-Star rating

LAKEPORT, Calif. – For the fourth time, the Centers for Medicare Service & Medicaid Services, or CMS, has awarded Sutter Lakeside Hospital a four-star rating. “We’re truly honored at Sutter Lakeside to receive a four-star rating from CMS again. We first earned a four-star rating in 2018, and this accolade continues to reflect the pride our nurses, staff and physicians take in their work to care for and support our patients. As the only Critical Access Hospital in the Sutter network, we’re grateful to provide a high level of care to residents in our local communities,” said Pauline Orr, Sutter Lakeside chief nursing executive.

Napa County Public Health Investigates Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Napa County Public Health is aware of nine confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two suspected cases, and one probable case for a total of 12 cases. All individuals have been hospitalized, and no fatalities have been reported at this time.

Canopy Health Expands Into North Bay to Compete with Kaiser

A Bay Area medical alliance is expanding into the North Bay. Canopy Health has announced a partnership with Providence to add nearly 500 medical providers to Canopy’s network. That would include the hospitals of Santa Rosa Memorial, Petaluma Valley, Healdsburg and Napa’s Queen of the Valley. The state Department of Managed Health Care still needs to approve the expansion. Canopy Heath was founded in 2015 by UCSF Health and John Muir Health and now has 50,000 members. Canopy CEO Mike Robinson tells the Press Democrat that their aim is to become an alternative to Kaiser Permanente in “cost, affordability and member experience.”