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Emergency Social Services

Medical Resources for Senoirs

Most medical services are available right here in our own area. When necessary, referrals are made to the nearby major metropolitan areas. Many area doctors accept Medicare assignment. If you have questions, ask your doctor about his policy. Some doctors accept Medi-Cal on an individual basis. Many doctors are affiliated with managed care plans and HMOs. Ask your doctor or your insurer for the list of participating physicians in this area.


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Yuba-Sutter-Colusa County Medical Society

P.O. Box L, Marysville, CA 95901


A complete listing of area doctors can be found in the Yellow Pages of the telephone directory under the heading PHYSICIANS.

Call the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa County Medical Society at 673-6894 for the names of physicians.

Please call the Medical Society if you have any questions regarding a physician. To locate physicians who are not affiliated with the medical society, consult your telephone book.

National Eye Care Project

Help-Line: 1-800-222-3937 or 1-800-222-EYES

Services Provided:

8 to 4 Daily. Each qualified caller will be matched with a nearby opthalmologist who has volunteered to provide medical eye care for disadvantaged elderly at no cost to the patient. For those with Medicare, Medicare payment is accepted as payment in full. For those with no medical insurance, care is free.

Eligibility Requirements:

Age 65 or older, US Citizen or legal resident, without access to an

eye physician or surgeon.


Yuba Community College

2088 North Beale Road, Marysville, CA 95901


Contact Persons: Carolyn Akers 741-6795 or Howard Cadenhead, 741/6834

Individualized program of exercise. Must have Doctor's prescription.

Fees or Charges: $13.00 per unit. Classes are 1 to 1 1/2 units. Possiblity of waiver of registration fees.


Fremont-Rideout Hospitals

Fremont Medical Center

970 Plumas Street, Yuba City, CA 95991 751-4000

Medical Staff Fremont/Rideout 751-4221

Laboratory (Clinical) 751-4193

Nuclear/Radiology 751-4066


Rideout Memorial Hospital

726 Fourth Street, Marysville, Ca 95901 749-4300

Laboratory 749-4578

Radiology/CAT Scan 749-4579

Emergency Room 749-4580

Anesthesiologist 742-7387

Cardiology 671-2857


Fremont Hospital

970 Plumas Street, Yuba City, California 95991

530 / 751-4000

128 bed full service acute care hospital. Specializes in family practice. Ten bed intensive care unit.


Rideout Hospital

726 4th Street, Marysville, California 95901

530 749-4300

128 bed full service acute care hospital, with neurology department and 24-hour physician-staffed emergency room. Cardiology, CAT Scan.

Social Services workers at both hospitals offer discharge planning and case management for hospitalized Seniors and their families. Assistance includes placement in sheltered living situations or finding in-home caregivers for recovering people as well as other services found to be needed. There is no charge for the services of the Social Services Worker.


Urgent Care Clinic

866 Plumas Street, Yuba City, California 95991

530 / 671-0105

Services Provided: Open 7 days a week, 365 days per year from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., for medical care and treatment.

Fees Vary .Accepts Medicare Assignment and will bill most insurances. Does not accept Medi-Cal. Helpful when you do not have a regular doctor and you need to see someone right away, though not an emergency.


Fremont-Rideout Health Group

Administrative Office

530 / 751-4000

Rideout Hospital - 749-4300 • Fremont Hospital - 751-4000

Services Provided:

FRHG is the administrative service for Rideout and Fremont Hospitals and the Fountains. Rideout Hospital is the location of 24 hour emergency services. Social Services are available at both hospitals. It has full home-health service which is covered by Medicare and Medi-Cal. Services include home visits by licensed professionals. Home medical equipment is available to rent or purchase. Home infusion services provided. FRHG is the parent organization for Valley Hospice.


Colusa Community Hospital

199 E. Webster Street, Colusa, CA 95932


56 bed full service hospital, 4 ICU beds. 24 hour emergency room, physician on staff.

Social Services include Social Worker and Discharge Planner. Site of DP/skilled nursing facility for additional recovery and therapy for seniors who need transition between hospital and home. Provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy. Qualifies for Medicare coverage. Social workers work to evaluate needs of the families, work with community agencies to meet needs.


Norther Sacramento Valley Rural Health Project

4941 Olivehurst Avenue, Olivehurst, CA 95961

530/ 743-4611

Outpatient medical care,nutritional counseling, and complete dental care. Spanish and Punjabi-speaking staff. Referrals to specialists made if indicated.

Fees or Charges:

Medicare, Medi-Cal, private - fees on sliding scale with proof of income for payment to 80% of Expense.

Eligibility Requirements: None

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM to 5:00 PM


Richland Clinic

334 Samuel Drive, Yuba City, California 95991

530/ 674-9200

Services Provided: Family practice medical care

Eligibility Requirements: None

Fees or Charges: Accept Medicare assignment and Medi-Cal. Sliding fee scale for farm workers according to income.

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Colusa County Clinics

Colusa Rural Health Clinic

717 Bridge Street, Colusa CA 95932



Arbuckle Rural Health Clinic

900 King Street, Arbuckle, CA 95912



Williams Rural Health Clinic

969 E Street, Williams, CA 95987



Sutter - Yuba Mental Health

1965 Live Oak Boulevard

Yuba City, CA 95951


24 Hour Crisis Line530 / 673-8255

Services Provided:

Programs to help you solve problems when you cannot solve them alone. Outpatient and inpatient treatment, alcohol and drug counseling and detoxification, crisis center.

Eligibility Requirements: All are eligible.

Fees or Charges: Based on ability to pay. Medicare and Medi-Cal accepted.


Sutter County Health Department

1445 Circle Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993

530/ 822-7215

Contact Persons: Allan Leavitt, Deputy Director

Arch Beard, M.D., Health Officer

Services Provided:

Public Health Nurses are available for limited home assessment, referral for service and case management. Health related information available on request.

Eligibility Requirements: None


Sutter County Primary Clinic

1445 Circle Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993

530/ 822-7240

Services Provided:

Acute/primary medical care available. Lab facilities on premises. All clinics previously offered at the Health Department available through the Primary Clinic. Appointments for services required.

Fees and Charges: Accept Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurance and private pay.

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Services available to all residents of Sutter County.


Yuba County Health Department

6000 Lindurst Ave.Suite 601B

530 / 741-6366-Emergency services, call 741-6254

Contact Person: Jackie Travis, Director of Health Services

Services Provided:

Public Health Nurses are available for limited home assessment, referral for service and case management. All services except for sports physicals, cervical screening, tobacco patches, first grade physicals and STDs are on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Health related information on request. Clinic provides acute and primary medical care. Accept Medi-Cal, Medicare, and private pay.

Fees or Charges: Sliding fee or fee waivered

Hours: 8 - 11:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday -- 1- 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday


Peach Tree Clinic

6000 Lindhurst Ave. Suite 601A, Marysville, CA 95901


Contact Person: Michelle Thomas

Services Provided:

Complete medical facility with lab, radiology, physicians, interns, and Nurse practionioners. Clinic Wednesday afternoons.


Eligibility Requirements: For Yuba County residents only. Will see residents who do not reside locally if necessary.

Fees or Charges: Accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal., private insurance and private pay.

Hours: 8a.m.. to 5p.m. Monday through Friday.


UCD Alzheimer's Clinic

2000 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, California 95817

916 / 734-5496

Services Provided: Evaluation and diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders.

Eligibility Requirements: No age requirement. Accepts self and family referrals.

Fees or Charges: Accepts Medicare assignment & Medi-Cal.


Women's Health Initiative

UC Davis General Internal Medicine Investigative Clinic

2000 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817

916/734-0130, or 1/800-54WOMEN

Women's Health Initiative is a nationwide study to give us answers about how hormones and diet affect women's risk of heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis. Call and learn all the details. Earn a permanent place in women's history by joining this study now.


Prevent Blindness

in Northern California call 1-800-338-3041

Publishes an excellent catalog of sources called "Coping With Sight Loss in Northern California."


Society for the Blind

2750 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818


Many services available for blind and visually impaired including rehabilitation services, low vision clinic, products for independent living, groups and classes.

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