New Location

This two-story 30,000 square foot building is being designed to support patient involvement and team-based care. The array of services, to include medical, dental and behavioral health care, will be integrated to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to health care.


The New Fortuna Community Health Center will:

  • Easily help recruit new providers to the ERV
  • Compliment  Redwood Memorial Hospital breathe of services
  • Be able to accommodate for a 75% growth factor over the current capacity of the Open Door sites in Fortuna and Ferndale.

First Floor:

  • Three family practice suites with 27 medical exam rooms and access to telemedicine
  • Dental suite with 7 operatories
  • Space for 2 dentists,one hygienist and licensed resident from UCSF.
  • Diagnostic laboratory and phlebotomy services
  • Medication dispensary
  • Reception and insurance eligibility assistance services
  • Comfortable waiting areas and access to outside gardens and patios
  • Care teams of providers, nurses, medical assistants and case managers

Second Floor:

  • Behavioral health suite with three private offices and a conference room
  • Teaching kitchen
  • Public conference rooms and a health care training suite


  • Dr. Stephanie Dittmer with a very willing patientWalking trail around the center and easy access to Redwood Memorial Hospital, Ambrosini Elementary school and existing community trails
  • Benches along the walking path
  • A community vegetable garden, native plantings and natural landscaping
  • A restored natural wetland ,large water retention garden and solitude garden.


  • 30,000 square feet of health care space
  • Five acre parcel with eco-friendly driveways, parking and planting
  • A short direct walk or ride to Redwood Memorial Hospital
  • ADA compliant and barrier free
  • Low impact development
  • Landscaped buffer area around the property
  • Outdoor children's play area
  • Solar Power ready
  • Ample parking for patients and staff
  • Direct access to public transportation