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Oneida County Hospitals Support New Smoking Cessation Regulation

Oct 28, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Rome Memorial Hospital (RMH) strongly support the new smoking cessation regulation that bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential healthcare facilities. Governor Cuomo recently signed this provision into law to take effect on Friday, November 1, 2013. Both Utica hospitals and their associated...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up”

Oct 24, 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 the fourth meeting of the year on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 6:30pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The group...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education for Local Therapists

Oct 23, 2013
On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center offers “Introduction to Neuromuscular Developmental Technique (NDT) – Part II,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and students in related fields. It will take place at 5pm in the Rehabilitation Gym on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at the Center for...

Stroke Support Group Meeting - Wednesday, November 13

Oct 23, 2013
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 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. Sue Spina, LCSW-R, director of Social Work/Transitional Care at FSLH, will discuss depression and stroke, and how to cope with these...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Oct 22, 2013
What:             2013 Miracle Child Ethan Witt will draw the winning ticket for the 17th annual Miracle Home Makeover for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital. When:             Wednesday, October 23, at 6pm Where:   ...

Knights of St. John International Award CMN Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Oct 22, 2013
On Sunday, October 13, 2013, the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the Friend of the Knights Award from the Knights of St. John International St. Anthony of Padua Commandery #385. CMN was honored for their heartfelt gratitude and unselfish dedication and loyalty to the Knights of St. John, as well as for their rich spirit of friendship and...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Monday, November 4

Oct 21, 2013
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 Monday, November 4, 11 and 18, 2013, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

2013 Campaign For Quality Celebrates 12th Anniversary

Oct 21, 2013
On October 17 and 18, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 12th anniversary with more than 425 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, featured international, national and local experts who presented on current trends...

T’ai Chi Chih Class Begins Tuesday, Oct. 29

Oct 17, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering T’ai Chi Chih classes beginning on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Classes are held in eight week sessions on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, located on the St. Luke’s Campus of FSLH, at 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Each eight week session costs $60 when...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Oct 16, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Minnie Sheila Cruz-Tolentino, MD, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Barneveld Medical Office. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Cruz-Tolentino was a family physician for Maine General Health in Fairfield, Maine, and a...

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