Rural Reverb'
A weekly column in Redheaded Blackbelt

#2 Origins of the Redwoods Rural Health Center in Humboldt's counterculture history

In 1974 a group of poor hippie women organized to establish a clinic that would serve their health needs after several episodes of poor treatment at the Garberville hospital. Soon they rented the back room of the Redway laundromat and by the mid 1980s they built the modern clinic residents of the region know well. To spread word of their clinic, Star Root gave the clinic space for the following article in April 1977.

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