Section: News - posted in 2013

St. Joseph Hospital and Stanford launch new collaboration for cancer care
Dec 16, 2013
Eureka, CA (December 16, 2013) – St. Joseph Hospital is pleased to announce a new and exciting collaboration with Stanford Medicine. The relationship will involve a series of projects related to cancer care, clinical research and education ...
Green Diamond awards $40,000 to St. Joseph Hospital cancer campaign
Nov 5, 2013
Eureka, CA (Monday, Oct. 28) – St. Joseph Hospital is $40,000 closer to purchasing a linear accelerator for its Cancer Program thanks to Green Diamond Resource Company. Green Diamond Resource Co. Vice President and General Manager Neal Ewald ...
Local patient battles breast cancer 10 years after her husband faced the same disease
Oct 30, 2013
Janet Kopald (left) reunites with Ellen Mahoney, MD following her successful treatment of breast cancer. Patient speaks of successful diagnosis, treatment and recovery in honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month Eureka, CA (October 30, ...
Humboldt County 4-H clubs celebrate Baby Week with donations to new parents
Oct 15, 2013
Eureka (October 15, 2013) – In recognition of National 4-H Week, local 4-H clubs celebrated by giving gift baskets to new parents at St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospital hospitals. National 4-H Week takes place every October and is ...
Redwood Memorial Hospital’s Mini Health Fair this Saturday
Oct 2, 2013
F ortuna (October 2, 2013) – On Saturday, Oct. 5, apple fans will get a taste of their own medicine if they stop by Redwood Memorial Hospital's Mini Health Fair. The event will be held at the Rohner Rec Hall in Fortuna from 10 a.m. to 2 ...
Golf tournament to benefit Redwood Memorial Hospital
Sep 13, 2013
F ortuna (September 13, 2013) – Golfers will get into the swing of things for the sake of quality health care in the Eel River Valley at the fourth annual Scramble for Redwood Memorial Hospital on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Hosted by the Redwood ...
St. Joseph Health staff and volunteers collect backpacks for local students
Sep 6, 2013
St. Joseph Health staff and volunteers collect backpacks for local students E ureka, CA (September 6, 2013) – More than 100 lucky children in Humboldt County started school this fall with new backpacks filled with school supplies. This is due in large part to the generosity of St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospital ...
St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospitals welcome new President
Aug 6, 2013
St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County is pleased to announce David O’Brien, MD has been chosen as its new President. Dr. O’Brien has been filling the role as interim president since March of this year at St. Joseph and Redwood ...
St. Joseph Hospital patients add garden therapy to their treatment
Jul 8, 2013
E ureka (July 8, 2013) – Summertime means time outdoors for patients of Inpatient Rehabilitation at St. Joseph Hospital. Thanks to a patio connected to the unit, patients are now able to add some "garden therapy" to their healing ...
Local students help keep patients warm with blanket donation
Jun 27, 2013
E ureka (June 27, 2013) – A dozen students from Lafayette Elementary School in Eureka brought a very special gift to St. Joseph Hospital on June 11 – 16 handmade blankets and cards for our patients. For the past several years, students in ...
A hole-in-one for St. Joseph Hospital
Jun 26, 2013
A rcata (June 26, 2013) – St. Joseph Hospital recently scored a hole-in-one at its largest fundraiser of the year, with guests and golfers raising more than $105,000 for the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. All proceeds from the events, which ...
Several young entrepreneurs donate Lemonade Day profits to St. Joseph Hospital’s Cancer Program
Jun 18, 2013
Eureka (June 12, 2013) – Following another successful Lemonade Day on the North Coast, local entrepreneurs Hunter Messinger, and Simon and Jackson Zagone have donated a portion of the proceeds from their lemonade stand to the Cancer Prgram at ...
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital to continue serving the community during nurses union’s fourth strike since Fall 2012
May 23, 2013
(Santa Rosa, CA – May 22, 2013) Santa Rosa Memorial hospital is fully prepared to continue meeting the needs of patients and their families during a two-day strike planned by the Staff Nurses' Association (SNA). The SNA union, which ...
Local pet store holds customer appreciation day to benefit customers, the community and St. Joseph Hospital’s Cancer Program
May 16, 2013
E ureka (May 16, 2013) – The owners of Myrtle Avenue Pet Center in Eureka have announced they're holding a customer appreciation day on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Not only will this event show the owners' appreciation to ...
Free mole screening during Melanoma Awareness Month in May
May 6, 2013
Eureka (May 6, 2013) - Now that spring is here we have more daylight hours and that means many of us are anxious to start spending more time in the great outdoors. Whether it be gardening, playing sports, hitting the beach or walking the dog, it also ...
Redwood Memorial employees take nearly 1.5 million steps to win challenge
May 1, 2013
(From left) Lyne Hagan, Julie Alber, Lauri Rose and Susan Fraser (not pictured) recently won the Go the Distance step challenge. Fortuna, CA (May 1, 2013) – Four employees from Redwood Memorial Hospital recently 'stepped up' their daily ...
St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County teams up with Kohl’s Department Store to promote bike safety
Apr 24, 2013
E ureka (April 24, 2013) – St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County (SJH-HC) and Kohl's Department Store, through the Kohl's Safety for Kids program, are teaming up this spring to promote bike safety. The first of three bike rodeos ...
St. Joseph Health acquires telehealth to ensure patients have access to high-quality nephrology care
Apr 18, 2013
St. Joseph Health acquires telehealth to ensure patients have access to high-quality nephrology care Eureka, CA (April 18, 2013) – St. Joseph Hospital, in an effort to ensure high quality health care services remain accessible in our community, is pleased to announce the arrival of a new telehealth device. This device, which was introduced in ...
St. Joseph Health employee donates piano to hospital
Mar 14, 2013
St. Joseph Health employee donates piano to hospital Eureka, CA (March 14, 2013) – Patients of St. Joseph Hospital's (SJH) Inpatient Rehabilitation unit will now be able to enjoy a touch of music therapy thanks to the donation of a piano. ...
Humboldt County awards Care for the Poor grants
Mar 7, 2013
St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County awards Care for the Poor grants Eureka, CA (March 7, 2013) – St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County recently awarded $100,000 to several local organizations as part of its annual Care for the Poor ...
St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospitals welcome new Chief Medical Officer
Feb 26, 2013
St. Joseph Health – Humboldt County is pleased to announce Matthew Miller, MD has been chosen as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Miller has more than 20 years of clinical knowledge and experience. In his new role, Dr. Miller will oversee ...
Local business owners donate to St. Joseph Hospital’s Cancer Program in recognition of quality care
Jan 29, 2013
Local business owners donate to St. Joseph Hospital’s Cancer Program in recognition of quality care (Left to right) Melanie Noe, Christian Hill, Joyce Gross, Join Luh, M.D., Larry Noe and Curtis Prevost gather for the check presentation in front of the Cancer Program's linear accelerator. St. Joseph Hospital's Cancer Program received a ...
2013 Annual Health, Wellness & Resource Fair scheduled for Feb. 2
Jan 23, 2013
Eureka (Jan. 23, 2013) – St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospital hospitals will present their annual Health, Wellness & Resource Fair on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bayshore Mall in Eureka. The health fair will feature ...
St. Joseph Hospital physicians go beyond borders to help medical students
Jan 17, 2013
Eight physicians from St. Joseph Hospital are honoring several Afghan colleagues by donating to help fund medical education in Afghanistan, including three young women in Helmand Province. The ultimate goal is for the students to return to their home ...
St. Joseph Hospital welcomes Humboldt County’s first baby of 2013
Jan 2, 2013
St. Joseph Hospital welcomes Humboldt County’s first baby of 2013 Eureka (January 2, 2013) – After trying to have a baby for more than two years, a local couple had more than one reason to celebrate on New Year’s Day. Just two minutes into 2013, at 12:02 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, Cankane Joseph ...

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