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MVHS Participating in Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

Nov 17, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) is participating in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) eighth annual Get Smart About Antibiotics Week (Monday, November 16 to Sunday, November 22) in order to raise awareness about the importance of appropriate antibiotic use across all healthcare settings. “When we compare the way healthcare providers treat patients...

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

Nov 17, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Thursday, December 3, 2015, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) 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, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica...

After Breast Cancer Support Group - Nov 21

Nov 12, 2015
On Saturday, November 21, 2015, 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. Deborah Hailston, director of Library Services for the Mohawk Valley Health System, will lead the discussion and will help attendees navigate all of the information...

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Receives Three Year Accreditation

Nov 10, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at the Faxton Campus has met strict standards of practice and has been awarded a three year reaccreditation through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The accreditation ensures that the MVHS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program meets the essential standards of care...

Sports Medicine Injury Seminar Set Dec. 2

Nov 9, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – A two-hour seminar on sports medicine injury care is planned on Wednesday, December 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Allen Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 on the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Speakers and their topics include: Musculoskeletal injuries - Meira Yeger-McKeever, MD of the MVHS Orthopedic Group Sports-Related Eye Conditions - Lorna...

Mohawk Valley Health System to Host Blood Drive

Nov 4, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in November 2015

Nov 4, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of aquatic specialty classes. All classes run in five-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, November 9, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire five-week session of a class or purchase a pre-paid punch card for per-class entry...

MVHS Infection Prevention Director Receives Excellence in Healthcare Award

Nov 3, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Heather Bernard, RN, BS, CIC, director of Infection Prevention for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), was recently awarded the Excellence in Health Care Award for Innovations in Healthcare by the Business Journal News Network. The award honors Bernard’s contributions toward reducing and preventing infections at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, an affiliate of MVHS. The...

CNY Diabetes Hosts Free National Diabetes Month Community Education Program

Nov 3, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is hosting a free National Diabetes Month community education program on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro. The event is open to the public and those interested in learning more about diabetes and ways to prevent or manage it are...

CNY Diabetes Hosts Free Education Program for People with Diabetes and Care Partners

Oct 30, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program will host a free education program for people with diabetes and their care partners on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A1C Champions team – diabetic Terry Wiley and Darlene,...

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