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American Legion Baseball Gives Back to Community and FSLH

Aug 1, 2014
On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, more than 25 players participating in the 2014 New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament visited veterans at St. Luke’s Home of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Players and coaches shared mementos of America’s favorite past time with 14 veterans and enjoyed an ice cream social together. The players also brought baseballs to the meet and greet, which they asked...

Adirondack Community Physicians Medical Staff Announcement

Jul 31, 2014
Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. John S. Robertson, MD, has joined the ACP Washington Mills Medical Office. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Robertson was a family physician/department head for the David R. Ray Branch Health Clinic at Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia. He also held positions as a ship’s family medical officer...

Walmart Raises $35,534 for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare During Six-Week Campaign

Jul 30, 2014
Walmart associates, customers and members recently wrapped up a six-week campaign to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) across the country. Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) partnered with Walmart stores in Herkimer (#2285), North Utica (#2093), New Hartford (#1677) and Oneonta (#2262) from Thursday, May 1, 2014, through Friday, June 13, 2014, to raise $35,534 for CMN at...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, August 12

Jul 29, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Jul 29, 2014
On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

Blood Drive Tuesday, August 5

Jul 28, 2014
On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 11am to 4pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. All presenting donors in August receive a coupon for $2.50 off Turkey Hill All Natural Ice Cream. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each...

Stroke Support Group Meeting Wednesday, August 6

Jul 23, 2014
On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation will focus on getting close and showing affection following a stroke. Kristin Burkle, OTR/L, and Martin Bruns, OTR/L,...

FSLH Hosts Summer Medical Camp

Jul 21, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted a two-day medical camp for teens ages 15 through 18 on Thursday, July 17, and Friday, July 18, 2014. MediCamp seeks to demonstrate to teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments for potential career endeavors. Fifteen teens participated in the camp, which included tours of the Emergency...

Deerfield Boy Donates Stuffed Animals to Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Jul 16, 2014
In June 2014, 10-year-old Jesse Richard from Deerfield, New York, donated a collection of more than 60 new stuffed animals to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The Richard Family had a house fire in January 2013, during which Jesse helped to save his family’s house. Following the fire Jesse received the Red Cross Good Samaritan award given to...

FSLH Holds Child Passenger Safety Program

Jul 16, 2014
On Wednesday, July 9, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted a Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, at the St. Luke’s Campus. The FSLH Security Team worked in conjunction with the New Hartford, Whitestown and Utica Polic Departments, as well as the New York State Police, to inspect 33 cars free of charge to make sure car seats were properly...

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