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May 10, 2016
National Women’s Health Week is celebrated every year beginning on Mother’s Day, and serves as a reminder to women to make their health a priority. In today’s fast paced world, it is very difficult for women to take time out of their busy schedules to spend time on themselves. This is why we are extending Women’s Health Week, by hosting a Women’s Health Open House on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 to...
May 10, 2016
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Cancer Center at the 29thannual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, with doors opening at 9 a.m. and the...
Apr 28, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. -- Catherine Callanan has been named Sodexo’s general manager for Support Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Callanan has been an employee at Sodexo for 25 years and has extensive leadership experience in Food and Nutrition, Housekeeping, Service Response Center (SRC) and Transport Services. Prior to joining MVHS, Callanan was a multi-service general manager at St...
Apr 28, 2016
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 6 p.m.The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Korinn Chaffee, BSN,...
Apr 27, 2016
The Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator...
Apr 25, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Shannon Mathewson, MBA, PCMH CCE, has been named vice president of Operations at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, she will assume responsibilities for the Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Care, Imaging Services, the Sleep Disorders Center and Advanced Wound Care. Mathewson has been employed at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare since 1996 and served...
Apr 25, 2016
On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a stroke survivor tells her story in a video. One day she woke up to discover that she was...
Apr 20, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a job fair for all positions, clinical and non-clinical, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in the Oneida Room, 5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY. Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, and our long-term and home care services (subsidiaries of MVHS) have nursing...
Apr 20, 2016
Utica, N.Y. - The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle is presenting a unique opportunity to recognize special women by making a gift in their honor. Our “Celebration of Inspiring Women”will run through Monday, May 2, 2016. How to honor that special person: Make a donation to our Women’s Giving Circle of $250 or more and we will honor a special woman in your...
Apr 20, 2016
Month-long Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Campaign Supports Life-Saving Equipment, Programs and Education  Utica, NY— Nice N Easy customers and associates are giving back to local kids treated at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) during the annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign. FSLH is one of six member Children's Miracle Network Hospitals benefitting from the 30-...

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