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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...

FSLH Hosts Faxton Cup Awards Ceremony

Sep 25, 2013
The Regional Rehabilitation Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) honored Faxton Cup Award winners Kathryn McCauley and the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program at Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Barneveld, New York, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. The Faxton Cup Award honors individuals and organizations who demonstrate, on a local...

Perfect Fit Boutique at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare No Longer Offers Post-Mastectomy Garments or Fittings

Sep 23, 2013
Effective Monday, September 23, 2013, the Perfect Fit Boutique at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center will no longer provide post-mastectomy garments and prosthetic fittings. To ensure a smooth transition for patients and the community, FSLH has collaborated Upstate Home Care, located at 7506 State Route 5 in Clinton, New York. Upstate Home Care has the necessary...

Stroke Support Group to Meet Wednesday, Oct. 2

Sep 18, 2013
On Wednesday, October 2, 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. The presentation will be lead by Deborah Jane Casler, MS, OTR/L, an occupational therapist on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at FSLH. She...

CMN Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Kicks Off Delicious Fundraising Program

Sep 17, 2013
On Monday, September 16, 2013, the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) kicked off a delicious fundraising program — CMN Cupcakes. CMN partnered with Sodexo to sell CMN Cupcakes at Jazzman’s Café located in the lobby of the St. Luke’s Campus. Each cupcake costs only $1 with all proceeds going to the CMN Hospital at FSLH. All of the funds raised through...

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

Sep 17, 2013
On Monday, October 7, 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 6pm at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, October 1

Sep 17, 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 Tuesday, October 1, 8 and 15, 2013, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

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