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
“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,
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
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.