St. Helena Hospital / Health Retreat / Sanitarium (St. Helena, California, US)

An institution located three and a half miles (six kilometers) northeast of St. Helena and some 70 miles (110 kilometers) north of San Francisco, in Napa County, California. The oldest continuously operating Seventh-day Adventist hospital in the world, SHH is a regional provider of acute-care services for Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Solano, and Sonoma counties. With 188 licensed beds and 42 residential health center beds, the hospital brings to the region diverse specialties such as cardiovascular surgery, pulmonary rehabilitation, mental health, oncology, preventive medicine, progressive women’s programs, and complete home health and hospice services. The site for the institution was selected in the summer of 1877 when J. N. Loughborough and I. D. Van Horn visited W. A. Pratt, a new convert ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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Box 51
St. Helena, CA
United States