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FSLH to Host Blood Drive on Thursday, December 27

Dec 10, 2012
Give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood. On Thursday, December 27, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host an evening blood drive from 2pm to 7pm 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.  “We’ve added evening hours to allow more donors the chance to give blood...

Tickets Now on Sale for Fifth Annual Makeover My Heart Saturday, February 2, 2013

Dec 10, 2012
The fifth annual Makeover My Heart will take place Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 8am to 4pm at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre, 200 Genesee Street, Utica. Tickets are now on sale for $25 each and may be purchased through the Makeover My Heart website, makeovermyheart.org, or by calling 315.624.6669. Tickets include all lectures, interactive workshops, the health and wellness fair, breakfast...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcements

Dec 10, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcements. Brenda Marie Carney, MS, RN, FNP-C – Family Nurse Practitioner Brenda Marie Carney, MS, RN, FNP-C, has joined FSLH’s ACP Boonville Medical Office as a family nurse practitioner. Prior to joining ACP, Carney worked as a family nurse practitioner for the Utica...

Defensive Driving Course - Saturday, December 29

Dec 9, 2012
Midstate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, December 29, 2012, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 2521 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The cost is $35 to participate and you can register by calling (315) 624-4539. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver...

Children’s Miracle Network $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover Winner Cathy Jubis from Sauquoit

Dec 2, 2012
On October 17, 2012, Cathy Jubis of Sauquoit found out she has 100,000 more reasons to celebrate this holiday season. She became the 16th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover. The project, which benefits women’s and children’s services at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), has raised more than $3.125 million over the past 16 years. All 4,000 tickets were...

Visiting Hours Limited at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare Adults 18 Years and Older Only

Dec 2, 2012
  Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is restricting visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. This is for both the Faxton and St. Luke’s Campuses. The restrictions will be in place until further notice. The organization is experiencing an increase in patients in both the Emergency Department and the inpatient setting with flu and flu-like symptoms. An additional visitor restriction has been...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Dec 2, 2012
Lisa Volk, RN, LNHA, has been named executive director of St. Luke’s Home for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed nursing home located on the St. Luke’s Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. The Home has a 40-bed Subacute Rehabilitation Unit as well as an Adult Day Health Care Program. Prior to joining FSLH, Volk was CEO/administrator at St. Johnsville...

Hospitals See Increase in Patients with Flu-Like Symptoms

Dec 2, 2012
The Emergency Departments of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have been seeing increasing numbers of patients with flu-like symptoms. The hospitals strongly endorse the Oneida County Health Department’s recommendation for individuals to get their flu shots as soon as possible. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, contact your primary care provider...

“Ho-Ho Hotline” Now Taking Calls

Nov 29, 2012
Children are invited to make a free call to the “Ho-Ho Hotline” at (315) 624-4525 to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus about their Christmas wish lists. Parents can also call to learn what the most popular gifts are this holiday season. The hotline is taking calls starting Monday, December 10 through Friday, December 21 and is open between 10am and 2pm, Monday through Friday. This is the seventeenth year...

RN Recruitment Open House Monday, December 10

Nov 29, 2012
On Monday, December 10, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Visiting Nurse Association of Utica and Oneida County is holding a recruitment open house for home care nurses from 2pm to 6pm at 2608 Genesee Street, Utica. The Visiting Nurse Association of Utica and Oneida County has immediate openings for full time registered nurses to care for patients in the home setting. Applicants must have a current...

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