NorthBay Healthcare has a long tradition of service to the Solano County region, continually improving and expanding services to meet the growing community’s needs. The origins of NorthBay Healthcare date back to 1956.

Community leaders from Fairfield and Vacaville initiated a fund drive to build a hospital that would service families throughout upper Solano County.

The 32-bed, nonprofit Intercommunity Hospital opened its doors.

Community growth sparked the construction of a new health care facility, Intercommunity Hospital.

Intercommunity Hospital expanded to 108 beds.

The need for a hospital in Vacaville became apparent and capital campaign began.

Intercommunity Hospital added a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


A corporate reorganization changed the organization's name to NorthBay Healthcare. Intercommunity Hospital became NorthBay Medical Center.

NorthBay Healthcare opened the 50-bed NorthBay VacaValley Hospital following a $1.2 million community fund-raising project.

An addition to NorthBay Medical Center included a larger maternity department featuring labor/delivery/recovery rooms (LDRs), a larger Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a larger ER and a state-of-the-art critical care unit, bringing the hospital to its current 132-bed capacity.

New NorthBay Medical Center Emergency Department opens.

The NorthBay Center for Primary Care opens its first medical office in Vacaville. 

New NorthBay VacaValley Hospital Emergency Department expansion opened.  


NorthBay Healthcare administration building opens in Green Valley.

The NorthBay Heart & Vascular Center brings advanced cardiac treatment to Solano County.

NorthBay Center for Women’s Health, an integrated program tailored exclusively for women, opens on the NorthBay Medical Center campus.

Robots link NorthBay hospitals to Dignity Health’s Neurological Institute stroke network.

NorthBay Medical Center becomes the first Level III Trauma Center in Solano County.

NorthBay Medical Center becomes a STEMI Receiving Center.

NorthBay Cancer Center celebrates 25th Anniversary.

NorthBay Medical Center becomes an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI.

NorthBay Center for Neuroscience is established at NorthBay Medical Center.

NorthBay Medical Center designated as a Baby-Friendly facility.

NorthBay Medical Center earns verification as a Level II Trauma Center.

NorthBay Medical Center and NorthBay VacaValley Hospital earns the coveted "Magnet" designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

NICU celebrates 30th Anniversary.

NorthBay joins the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

NorthBay opens its medical fitness center, HealthSpring Fitness.

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See a full list of our medical services from primary care, urgent care, joint replacement, heart, women's health, neurosurgery, cancer treatment and more.