Support Services and Information
Cancer Conferences are held weekly for the review of the needs of the newly
diagnosed cancer patients by a multi-disciplinary team. The Cancer Committee
is a multi-disciplinary committee, which has the responsibility of ensuring
that needed oncology services are available.
Cancer Registry Services
Cancer Registry Services is an information system designed for the collection,
management, and dissemination of data on persons with cancer. (707) 445-8121 Ext 6312
Community Resource Centers
Community Resource Centers assist individuals with information and referrals for community resources.
Blue Lake - (707) 668-5239
Eureka - (707) 442-5239
Loleta - (707) 845-0464
Rio Dell - (707) 764-5239
Willow Creek - (530) 629-3141
Evergreen Lodge provides fourteen private living suites and four RV sites
for oncology patients who require temporary, low rent accommodations while
receiving treatment. (707) 445-8121 ext. 7980
Institutional Review Board
Institutional Review Board ensures that any medical research involving
human subjects is done both legally and ethically with the appropriate
level of oversight. (707) 445-8121 ext. 6545
Kris Kelly Health Information Center
Kris Kelly Health Information Center provides the latest in health information
for the public to access in an easy, stress-free manner. (707) 442-9094
I Can Cope Support Group
I Can Cope Support Group provides a forum for education and support for
individuals who are dealing with cancer. Join us for this series of free
educational telephone classes for patients, their families and friends
facilitated by medical professionals. Each class highlights a different
topic relevant to the cancer experience.
Click here for the schedule.
Look Good Feel Better class
Join the American Cancer Society's
Look Good Feel Better Class and receive free instruction on coping with appearance related side effects
of your treatment. A licensed beauty professional will teach make-up,
skin care tips and suggestions for using using wigs and headwear. A complimentary
make-up kit will be provided.
Click here for more details.
Hospice services for terminally ill patients, their families, and caregivers
are provided through Hospice of Humboldt, a non-profit organization. Established
by a small group of people, Hospice of Humboldt saw their first patient
in 1979. Their team of health care professionals includes physicians,
nurses, medical social workers, chaplains, pharmacists, counselors, and
hospice aides who focus on making patients as comfortable as possible.
Services are provided in a variety of settings based on individual patient
and cultural needs.
Hospice of Humboldt Online