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Dr. Allen Morris - Department Medical Director

Chris Hall, Laboratory Manager

The Mayers Laboratory supports the clinical testing needs for patients during their stay, and outpatient testing for the community.

Services include:

Blood Bank/Transfusion Services


Fall River:
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 4:30pm (closed 12:00-12:30pm)
Saturday - 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
(530)336-5511 Ext. 1219

Monday - Friday 6:30am - 2:30pm (closed 12-12:30pm)
(530)336-5511 Ext. 2118
Temporarily Closed for lab draws due to COVID-19

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certification.

Chris Hall, Manager
(530) 336-5511

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In 1949 a Chamber of Commerce hospital committee was formed and began taking the first steps toward a visionary project -Ward Memorial Hospital. The Chamber's "Hospital Committee" compiled the costs of building a new hospital to present to taxpayers -the first hospital bond issue was defeated in 1950. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. After one private hospital discontinued practice due to inadequate facilities, leaving only one that could handle just 23 patients, the need for a county hospital was again fronted to the citizens in 1953. With the support of local doctors, civic groups and women's clubs, a bond election was called in March of 1954. In June of 1954 the voters voted six-to-one in favor of a county hospital.