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FSLH Senior Sunday on October 27

Oct 11, 2013
On Sunday, October 27, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Breast Cancer 101 for Seniors” and will be presented by Suzanne Burns, RN, CBPN-IC, nurse navigator, and Debra Walz, RN, MS, WHNP-BC, AOCNP, STAR/C, Women’s Health and Oncology nurse practitioner, with The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. Walz and Burns will share...

FSLH to Host Two Blood Drives in October

Oct 10, 2013
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 8am to noon at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The traveling donor center will be located outside of Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. Another blood drive will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, from 10am to 3pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St....

Update on Affiliation of Hospitals

Oct 10, 2013
The Boards of Directors for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have unanimously voted to move forward with an affiliation agreement and the submission of a Certificate of Need (CON) application to the New York State Department of Health (DOH). The boards signed a Memorandum of Understanding to affiliate the two organizations in December 2012. “For the...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Oct 3, 2013
What:             The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction benefits the residents of St. Luke’s Home. St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed facility with a 40-bed subacute rehabilitation unit. Proceeds from the auction and wine tasting will be used to purchase special equipment for St. Luke’s Home.  When:...

Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Women and Stroke Education Dinner

Oct 3, 2013
In honor of World Stroke Day on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Stroke Program will host a dinner and presentation, “Women and Stroke,” to educate the community on the dangers and risk factors of stroke, particularly in women. The event will be from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services,...

FSLH's Rehab Center to Offer Cancer Related Lectures in October

Oct 2, 2013
In October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer two free lectures on topics of interest to cancer patients, their caregivers and survivors in the Rehabilitation Gym at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The first presentation, “Caregiving for Patients Diagnosed...

New Sessions of Youth Aquatic Classes Begin Oct. 12

Oct 2, 2013
A new session of youth aquatics classes begins Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Wellness Center at the Faxton Campus. The Wellness Center offers “Mommy and Me” classes for children ages 6 months to 2 years at 10am. Mommy and Me classes for children ages 3 and 4 takes place at 11am. The “Kidzercise” class for children ages 5 to 12 is at noon. Each six week...

FSLH to Offering Continuing Education to Local Therapists

Oct 1, 2013
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer “Introduction to Neuromuscular Developmental Technique (NDT) – Part I,” 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...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Implements State of the Art Technology for Room Disinfection

Sep 30, 2013
If you're a Star Trek fan the first thing that comes to mind when you see the new machine for disinfecting patient rooms is that it looks like a futuristic transporter device. And in a way, it is. While the three, tall, glowing emitters can't transport you to another planet — they do get the germs out of the patient rooms. And at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) eliminating...

FSLH Offers Free Speech Screenings for Children

Sep 30, 2013
For a limited time, the Hearing and Speech Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Regional Rehabilitation Center is offering free speech and language screenings for children. Any child with a demonstrated need for assistance and the potential for improvement is eligible to participate. In the areas of speech and hearing and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), studies have shown that early...

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