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Regional Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Hosts Identification of Stroke in the Field

Oct 15, 2013
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Stroke Program will host a free dinner and presentation, “Identification of Stroke in the Field,” to further educate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers and those caring for acute stroke patients about stroke. The event will be from 6:30pm to 9pm at the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct 14, 2013
On Saturday, October 19, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The October meeting topic is "Talking with Joanne," presented by Joanne Joseph, PhD. Dr. Joseph has been presenting to the ABC group since...

Wellness Center Announces New Class and Fitness Assessments

Oct 14, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new aquatic class for back pain beginning on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool promote class...

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...

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