About Adventist Health Howard Memorial

Leading the way in comprehensive healthcare

Adventist Health Howard Memorial is part of Adventist Health, a nonprofit, faith-based healthcare system serving the West Coast and Hawaii. Founded on the Seventh-day Adventist heritage of Christian healthcare, Adventist Health comprises 17 medical centers with more than 2,600 beds, approximately 18,600 employees, numerous medical offices and outpatient facilities, 14 home care agencies, and four joint-venture retirement centers.


In 1925, the Willits Development Association began discussing the need for a modern hospital. Working with the American Legion Post #174, they sponsored an old-fashioned celebration on the Fourth of July. The proceeds were designated for the building of a Willits Community Hospital. Click here to learn more about our history.