As of October 1, 2018, Seneca Healthcare District (SHD) is now a tobacco & smoke-free campus, including e-cigarettes (vaping). This new policy covers all buildings, grounds, and parking lots across the entire SHD campus including the Hospital and Lake Almanor Clinic. This new change applies to not only SHD employees, but all visitors as well including but not limited to contractors, vendors, volunteers, and physicians.
To view an article on Seneca Healthcare District's tobacco-free policy here.
Eastern Plumas Health Care
As of January 1, 2019, all of Eastern Plumas Health Care's campuses are now smoke-free, including e-cigarettes (vaping). This new policy covers the buildings grounds and parking lots of all EPHC campuses. "implementing smoke-free campuses at EPHC is very exciting, it feels like a natural progression for the district as our whole purpose is to promote the health and well-being of our community," said EPHC's Human Resources Manager Annie Yoakum. She has been working with Leila Srouji and James Wilson at Plumas County Department of Public Health, who "reached out to us and have played a critical role in helping us with our implementation roadmap," added Yoakum.
View the press release on Eastern Plumas Health Care's tobacco-free policy (PDF).
View Eastern Plumas Health Care's tobacco-free policy (PDF).
Plumas District Hospital