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Celebrating National Cancer Survivorship Day at the Crab’s Baseball Game!

05/25/2017

Eureka, Calif. (May 24, 2017) – St. Joseph Health is honoring cancer survivors and their loved ones during the Humboldt Crab’s vs. Rockville Rock Hounds Baseball Game in Arcata on National Cancer Survivorship Day, Sunday, June 4, 2017.


Any individual, who has or is currently undergoing cancer treatments, regardless of where they received treatment, are invited to attend. The gates to the ball park open at 11:30 a.m.; the game begins at 12:30 p.m. St. Joseph Health has reserved a VIP picnic area for survivors by the third base. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets to sit on.

According to Ellen Mahoney, MD, Medical Director of the Cancer Care Program, St. Joseph Health is excited to host this survivorship event for their community.

“We wanted to do something special to honor and remember our patients and all of our community members who have shown such strength and courage in the face of cancer,” said Dr. Mahoney.

Survivors will be recognized during the game by the announcers and all those attending the game will receive mini baseball-themed stress balls. Survivors can access free tickets by visiting Dr. Mahoney’s office (located at 2504 Harrison Ave, Eureka, CA 95501). The complimentary tickets were made possible by the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. Tickets are limited and will be given to survivors on a first-come, first-served basis.

For questions about the Survivorship Day at the Crab’s Baseball Game, call (707) 476-0690. To learn more about the St. Joseph Health Cancer Care Program, visit www.stjoehumboldt.org.

About St. Joseph Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital has been serving the health care needs of Humboldt County since 1920. Comprised of two campuses, St. Joseph Hospital and the General Hospital campus are located within a quarter mile of each other in Eureka. SJH offers comprehensive services including emergency, cardiac services in The Heart Institute, an accredited Cancer Program, Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center (including Pediatric Care and the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery (NICU) on the North Coast), Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine.

About St. Joseph Health Medical Group
St. Joseph Health Medical Group is committed to improving local access to care in Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, and surrounding communities. Since 2008, our medical group partners have grown to more than 225 providers representing 35 specialties across the region. We are a team of like-minded providers that offer high quality, patient-centered care and a more satisfying experience for patients and families.

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