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Steet and McCarthy Families Donate Nursery Parenting Rooms to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Jan 8, 2014
In December 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation held a ribbon cutting with the Steet and McCarthy families to celebrate the new parenting rooms next to the Level II Special Care Nursery at FSLH. The renovations were made possible through donations from both families. “Having a child requiring care in the Special Care Nursery can be very difficult on a family,” said Joe...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Employees Volunteer in Haiti

Jan 7, 2014
In 2013, employees of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to volunteer at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare and Healing Hands for Haiti Conferences/Orphanages with Children with Special Needs. FSLH employees held fundraisers and raffles throughout the year to raise funds and supplies. In total, 11 FSLH employees participated in the trip, working in...

Back Pain Aquatics Class at Wellness Center

Jan 6, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic classes for back pain beginning on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool...

Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association Supports Free Television Service for Patients

Jan 2, 2014
On Friday, December 13, 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association presented Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) with a $150,000 donation to purchase new TVs for inpatient rooms. The 32” flat screen TVs will be available in each inpatient room and the service will be free to patients. Patients will also be able to make free local calls while staying in the hospital. “We are thankful to...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive - Wednesday, January 15

Dec 31, 2013
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is...

Fitness for the New Year!

Dec 30, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Wellness Center is offering two new eight week sessions of exercise classes – Zumba and T’ai Chi Chih. Zumba combines international rhythms and Latin style movement to promote cardio fitness, muscle toning and weight loss. Classes are held Mondays at 4:30pm, beginning on Monday, January 13, 2014, in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and...

FSLH Employees Raise $17,800 for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Dec 30, 2013
Employees of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) raised $17,800 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York. Seven teams made up of FSLH employees held fundraisers and raffles throughout the year to raise funds. Sales were also held at The Regional Cancer Center with proceeds...

GPO Federal Credit Union Donation Provides for Medical Imaging Waiting Room Improvements at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Dec 26, 2013
In November 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation held a ribbon cutting with representatives from GPO Federal Credit Union to celebrate the newly renovated Medical Imaging waiting room made possible through a donation from GPO. “GPO has been a longtime supporter of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare,” said Beth Park, marketing director for GPO. “This year, we wanted to do...

FSLH Wellness Center January Membership Specials

Dec 23, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle in the New Year. Anyone who purchases a three-month membership before Friday, January 31, 2014, will receive two free weeks. Those who purchase a 10-class exercise card will receive two free classes. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and...

Aquatic Classes for Adults and Children at FSLH Wellness Center

Dec 20, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering two new six week sessions of aquatic classes beginning on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Aqua Attack is a calorie-burning, high-energy class that uses a combination of cardiovascular and strengthening exercises to target the core and major muscle groups. Classes are held Saturdays at 9am and are open to participants of any age or...

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