Shasta County is located in the northern portion of the state. The county occupies the northern reaches of the Sacramento Valley, with portions extending into the southern reaches of the Cascade Range. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 177,223. There are 3,847 square miles in Shasta County and the county seat is Redding.
The county was named after Mount Shasta; the name “Shasta” is derived from the English equivalent for the name of an Indian tribe that once lived in the area. Among the tourist attractions in Shasta County are Shasta Lake, Lassen Peak, and the Sundial Bridge.
There are three acute care hospitals located in Shasta County including a Level II and a Level III Trauma Center, two STEMI Receiving Centers and two Stroke Receiving Centers. Emergency ground ambulance service for Shasta County is provided by American Medical Response, Burney Fire Protection District, Mercy Redding Ambulance and Mayers Memorial Hospital Ambulance.
Fire DepartmentsAnderson Fire Department 1925 Howard Street Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-6699 Burney Fire Protection District 37072 Main Street Burney, CA 96013 (530) 335-2212 Castella Fire Protection District 29382 Main Street Castella, CA 96017 (530) 235-4581 Cottonwood Fire Protection District
Emergency Ground Ambulance ProvidersAmerican Medical Response – Shasta County Operations 4989 Mountain Lakes Blvd. Redding, CA 96003 (530) 241-2686 AMR Shasta County Ambulance Service Provider Contract Burney Fire Protection District 37072 Main Street Burney, CA 96013 (530) 335-2212 Mercy Redding Ambulance 2175 Rosaline Ave. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 246-3729 Mercy Redding Ambulance Service Provider Contract SEMSA PO Box 18920 Reno, NV 89511 (775) 737-4200
EMS Aircraft ProvidersCalifornia Highway Patrol H-14 & H-16 – Redding Benton Field Redding, CA 96001 (916) 375-6900 PHI Air Medical – Med 4-3 Redding 5900 Old Oregon Trail Redding, CA 96002 (888) 435-9744 REACH 5 – Redding 1524 East Street Redding, CA 96001 (707) 324-2400
Acute Care HospitalsMayers Memorial Hospital 43563 Highway 299 East Fall River Mills, CA 96028 (530) 336-5511 Mercy Medical Center Redding
(Level II Trauma Center, STEMI Receiving Center, Stroke Receiving Center) 2175 Rosaline Ave. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 246-3729 Shasta Regional Medical Center (Level III Trauma Center, STEMI Receiving Center, Stroke Receiving Center) 1100 Butte Street Redding, CA 96001 (530) 244-5400