Date: August 3, 2021

For: Immediate Distribution

From: Chelssa Outland, PIO


Effective Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 1700 due to the mandatory evacuation of Chester and the surrounding communities of Lake Almanor, Seneca Healthcare District Hospital Incident Command Center (HICC) has determined that all services other than the Emergency room will be suspended. The Emergency Room will be on diversion.

HICC will continue to work closely with local state and federal authorities to stay updated on relevant information. The HICC will be available for calls 24-hours per day.


Please direct ALL inquiries about the status of Seneca Healthcare District to the HICC at the number below.

HICC Direct Line – (530) 258-3681