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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 4, 2013
Last year at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) two-thirds of families approached about making a cornea donation consented to participate. Their loved one’s gift helped another person gain a second chance for sight. To bring awareness to the increasing number of individuals requiring corneal transplants, the Eye Bank Association of America has designated March as Eye Donor Month. “I want to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Holding Open Interviews for Emergency Department and Dialysis Nurses

Mar 4, 2013
On Wednesday, March 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold open interviews for registered nurses (RN) interested in working in the Emergency Department and Dialysis. The interviews will be held from 2pm to 4pm at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford in Allen-Calder Conference Room 3. Applicants should use the Allen-Calder entrance. The open positions are full...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Mar 3, 2013
Brian B. Hearn, MD, has joined the medical staff at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). He is affiliated with Medical Arts Ob-Gyn in Utica, New York. Prior to joining FSLH, Dr. Hearn worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist for Women’s Health Associates in Oneida, New York. He also held the positions of major and staff physician for the United States Air Force (USAF) on Langley Air Force Base...

FSLH Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture - Sunday, March 17, 2013

Mar 3, 2013
On Sunday, March 17, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "A Look Inside the New Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services,” and will be presented by Kimberly Ellis, RN, BPS, LNHA, executive director of Home Care Services, and Lisa Volk, RN, BPS, LNHA, executive director of St. Luke’s Home. Ellis and Volk will...

The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Supports CDC’s New Guidelines for Whooping Cough Vaccine

Mar 3, 2013
The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is promoting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new guidelines for pregnant women to receive the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine to protect their infants from whooping cough (pertussis). Whooping cough is a respiratory infection that can cause severe coughing or trouble breathing and can be deadly for...

Employees at St. Luke’s Home Donate Superstorm Sandy Relief Gift Boxes

Feb 28, 2013
Superstorm Sandy made landfall in October 2012 and millions of people on the East Coast were without power and thousands of homes were destroyed. A. Holly Patterson Nursing Home (AHPNH), a facility in Uniondale, New York, that was impacted by the storm, continues to feel the impact months later. Thirty of their residents, ages 50 to 90, are still living in an auditorium they call Unit 33. When St...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up” - An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Feb 28, 2013
The Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program’s new adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host its first meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 6:30pm at CNY Diabetes located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. This group provides attendees the opportunity to speak with others who are living similar lifestyles...

St. Luke’s Home Adult Day Health Care Program Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Feb 27, 2013
On Valentine’s Day 2013, the St. Luke’s Home Adult Day Health Care Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) crowned their very own king and queen. Dressed in red, the registrants of the Adult Day Health Care Program gathered and held their own Valentine’s Day party. The program incorporates activities like this to enhance the quality of life of the frail, elderly, chronically ill and...

Three Sauquoit Elementary School Students Donate to Children’s Miracle Network at FSLH

Feb 24, 2013
In January 2013, Sauquoit Elementary School students Olivia Kalil, Alyssa Price and Morgan Sica raised a total of $505 to donate to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The first graders from Sauquoit Elementary School are friends through cheerleading and Girl Scouts and decided to celebrate their seventh birthday together. Twenty-five of their...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Offers Free Foot Clinic

Feb 24, 2013
At noon on Friday, March 15, 2013, 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 podiatrist will conduct...

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