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

Mar 6, 2013
On Tuesday, March 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 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Mar 6, 2013
On Tuesday, March 26, 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 Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 4, 2013
Last year at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) two-thirds of families approached about making a cornea donation consented to participate. Their loved one’s gift helped another person gain a second chance for sight. To bring awareness to the increasing number of individuals requiring corneal transplants, the Eye Bank Association of America has designated March as Eye Donor Month. “I want to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Holding Open Interviews for Emergency Department and Dialysis Nurses

Mar 4, 2013
On Wednesday, March 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold open interviews for registered nurses (RN) interested in working in the Emergency Department and Dialysis. The interviews will be held from 2pm to 4pm at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford in Allen-Calder Conference Room 3. Applicants should use the Allen-Calder entrance. The open positions are full...

The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Supports CDC’s New Guidelines for Whooping Cough Vaccine

Mar 3, 2013
The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is promoting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new guidelines for pregnant women to receive the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine to protect their infants from whooping cough (pertussis). Whooping cough is a respiratory infection that can cause severe coughing or trouble breathing and can be deadly for...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Mar 3, 2013
Brian B. Hearn, MD, has joined the medical staff at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). He is affiliated with Medical Arts Ob-Gyn in Utica, New York. Prior to joining FSLH, Dr. Hearn worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist for Women’s Health Associates in Oneida, New York. He also held the positions of major and staff physician for the United States Air Force (USAF) on Langley Air Force Base...

FSLH Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture - Sunday, March 17, 2013

Mar 3, 2013
On Sunday, March 17, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "A Look Inside the New Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services,” and will be presented by Kimberly Ellis, RN, BPS, LNHA, executive director of Home Care Services, and Lisa Volk, RN, BPS, LNHA, executive director of St. Luke’s Home. Ellis and Volk will...

Employees at St. Luke’s Home Donate Superstorm Sandy Relief Gift Boxes

Feb 28, 2013
Superstorm Sandy made landfall in October 2012 and millions of people on the East Coast were without power and thousands of homes were destroyed. A. Holly Patterson Nursing Home (AHPNH), a facility in Uniondale, New York, that was impacted by the storm, continues to feel the impact months later. Thirty of their residents, ages 50 to 90, are still living in an auditorium they call Unit 33. When St...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up” - An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Feb 28, 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 its first meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 6:30pm at CNY Diabetes located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. This group provides attendees the opportunity to speak with others who are living similar lifestyles...

St. Luke’s Home Adult Day Health Care Program Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Feb 27, 2013
On Valentine’s Day 2013, the St. Luke’s Home Adult Day Health Care Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) crowned their very own king and queen. Dressed in red, the registrants of the Adult Day Health Care Program gathered and held their own Valentine’s Day party. The program incorporates activities like this to enhance the quality of life of the frail, elderly, chronically ill and...

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