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Wednesday, March 19 is the Day to Kick Butts!

Mar 10, 2014
  On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program hosts Take Action: Kick Butts Day. Community members are invited to take a step toward a healthier lifestyle by turning in their tobacco products. Once handed in they have the option of choosing a $5 gift card to Dunkin Donuts or McDonald’s, or a water bottle or tote bag (while...

Diabetes Patient Educates Peers on Taking Control of the Disease

Mar 10, 2014
It is estimated that nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, including an estimated 7 million who remain undiagnosed. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) will host Robert Gaskins who will present a free educational program about diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and his...

FSLH and SEMC Form Mohawk Valley Health System

Mar 6, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) officially announced their affiliation as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In December 2013, the Public Health and Health Planning Council of New York State approved their affiliation proposal and the hospitals reached an agreement with the New York State Attorney General’s office. As of midnight on Tuesday,...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Mar 3, 2014
At noon on Friday, March 14, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...

FSLH to Host Two Blood Drives in March

Feb 24, 2014
On Tuesday, March 11, 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. Another blood drive will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 2pm to 7pm in the traveling donor center, located outside...

After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group - March 8, 2014

Feb 21, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The March meeting is titled “Looking at Clinical Trials” and Marie Smith, RN, CRRN, CCM, CTCS, clinical trials...

Utica Comets Donate $35,700 to FSLH's Breast Care Center

Feb 20, 2014
On Saturday, February 15, 2014, the Utica Comets presented a check for more than $35,000 to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during “Pink the Rink” night held in January. "It is with deep gratitude that we thank the Utica Comets for ‘Pink the Rink’ night," said Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T), executive director of The Regional Cancer Center. "Fighting cancer is a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Feb 19, 2014
Viktor I. Petrovets, FNP-BC, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Washington Mills Medical Office as a family nurse practitioner. Prior to joining ACP, Petrovets worked as a nurse practitioner for the Syracuse Community Health Center in Syracuse, New York, and the Regional Primary Care Network at the Utica Community Health Center in Utica, New...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, March 4

Feb 18, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, March 4, 11 and 18, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

Free Pancakes at IHOP - Tuesday, March 4

Feb 18, 2014
For the ninth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Our area’s IHOP, located at 535 French Road, New Hartford, participates in National Pancake Day each year to raise awareness and funds for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s...

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