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Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in Herkimer

Sep 11, 2013
On Thursday, September 26, 2013, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 401 East Albany Street in...

Midstate EMS to Offer Defensive Driving Course Saturday, September 28

Sep 11, 2013
Midstate EMS will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 1705 Burrstone Road, New Hartford. The cost is $40 to participate and you can register online at www.midstateems.org. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV)-approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver violation...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s Wine Tasting and Auction to Benefit St. Luke’s Home

Sep 11, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction to benefit St. Luke’s Home will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013, from 6pm to 9pm at the Sadaquada Golf Club, 4895 Henderson Street, Whitesboro. An assortment of wines, butlered hors d’oeuvres and chef attended stations with a fall-harvest menu will be available to enjoy. Ticket price is $75 per person,...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Campaign For Quality 2013

Sep 9, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) 2013 Campaign For Quality (CFQ) promises to give everyone in attendance a new perspective on today’s ever changing healthcare system. This popular educational event, celebrating its 12th anniversary, features international, national and local experts presenting on current trends in healthcare, patient experiences, quality improvement topics and patient...

Road Knights Visit Residents at St. Luke’s Home

Sep 6, 2013
In August, the Road Knights of Central New York held a classic car show at St. Luke’s Home for residents and the community. The show was organized by Road Knights members Barb and Steve Joswick in honor of Barb’s mother, Beatrice Barth-White. Barth-White was a resident at St. Luke’s Home for seven years until her passing in September 2012. Nearly 15 classic cars were on display, including the...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Friday, September 20

Sep 5, 2013
On Friday, September 20, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 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 eligible to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Kicks Off New Safe Patient/Resident Handling Program

Sep 5, 2013
On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) initiated the Handle with Care program to increase patient and resident quality of care. The new safety program will also increase patient and resident’s quality of life, reduce falls, skin ulcers and shearing, and increase the ease of mobility for patients, residents and employees. FSLH...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Sep 5, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Sherry A. Looman, PA-C, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Waterville Medical Office as a physician assistant. Looman earned her Associate of Applied Science in Science from Tompkins-Cortland Community College...

FSLH to Offer “Becoming More Confident with Wound Care - Part III”

Sep 4, 2013
On Thursday, September 19, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center offers “Becoming More Confident with Wound Care – Part III,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists and students in related fields. It will take place at 5pm in the Community Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation...

FSLH's Wellness Center Fall Membership Specials

Sep 3, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering fall membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle. Anyone who purchases a three month gold, silver or bronze level membership or an exercise card during the month of September will receive a 10 percent discount. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and gym times for a discounted cost...

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