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Release Date: Mar 25, 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, April 8, 15 and 22, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...
Release Date: Mar 25, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care from 8am to 4pm at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon, New York. Physicians, nurses, therapists, students and anyone involved in the medical field are welcome to attend. The Stroke Center at FSLH is the only designated Primary Stroke Center in the Mohawk Valley. Free...
Release Date: Mar 25, 2014
On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 8am to 1pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate. Just one donor...
Release Date: Mar 24, 2014
National Doctors’ Day is Sunday, March 30, 2014, and the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is celebrating the day through their Caring Heart Program. The Foundation is inviting grateful patients to honor their physicians on their special day through the program. The Caring Heart Program provides grateful patients and their families the opportunity to give thanks to the member(s)...
Release Date: Mar 21, 2014
On Saturday, April 5, 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 April meeting is titled “Attitude is Key” and inspirational speaker, Louise White, will lead the discussion. White,...
Release Date: Mar 21, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day “wake-up call” asking the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is providing a free Diabetes Risk Test to the community. CNY Diabetes will also offer...
Release Date: Mar 20, 2014
In February, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) was recognized as a Five-Diamond Patient Safety Facility for dialysis treatment by IPRO End-Stage Renal Disease Network of New York. This designation recognizes FSLH for exceptional patient safety services. To receive this honor, FSLH had to complete five different patient safety modules designed to measure how hospitals implement the patient...
Release Date: Mar 20, 2014
On Wednesday, April 2, 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 be lead by Kathleen Rutishauser, owner of Daughter for Hire, LLC, who will share the concept of creating memory jars, an...
Release Date: Mar 18, 2014
In March 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for their quality diabetes self-management education program. The recognition indicates that CNY Diabetes offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective...
Release Date: Mar 18, 2014
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has announced the officers for its Board of Directors. They consist of: the Hon. Norman Siegel, chairman; Gregory McLean, vice chairman; Gregory Evans, secretary; and Joan Compson, treasurer. Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) officially announced their affiliation as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) on...

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