The citizens of Willits enjoy a wide array of medical services ranging from the traditional to alternative forms of care. F.R. Howard Memorial Hospital, part of Adventist Health Systems, serves Willits and the surrounding communities. The hospital has served Willits since 1926. Even though it is small, the hospital maintains an aggressive program to ensure that their equipment is state-of-the-art.
The hospital, along with other organizations and businesses host, an annual “Hometown Healthy Health Fair” each October.
F.R. Howard Memorial Hospital
1 Madrone St., Willits, CA 95490
Acute care 24 hour emergency, ICU, CCU
Several excellent physicians, surgeons, and general practitioners provide medical service in Willits. Optometrists, dentists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and physical therapists also serve the area.
In addition to the hospital, a rest home, Redwoods Manor Retirement Care Home, and a convalescent hospital, Willits Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, serve Willits.
The Willits Police Department provides services for the incorporated city limits. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department provides services outside the incorporated city limits.
The Little Lake Fire Protection District operates two stations and provides the City of Willits and the surrounding area (Willits Unified School District) with fire protection services. The department is recognized as one of the best volunteer fire departments in the State.
Fire Insurance Classification: ISO 5
Brooktrails Fire Department and the California Department of Forestry provide additional fire protection for the surrounding area.