Mercy Medical Center Redding is home to a 28-bed emergency department that serves 61,000 patients per year from across the vast area of Northern California. Other services include a Level II Trauma Center, stroke center, and an inpatient pediatrics program.

Redding lies within easy driving distance of the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Trinity Alps, Shasta Lake, Mount Shasta, and Lassen National Park. These natural areas offer fantastic opportunities for camping, fishing, boating, climbing, skiing, and endless outdoor adventures.