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Vascular Surgeon Joins MVHS Medical Group

Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Mario Carrillo, DO, a specialist in Vascular Surgery, has joined the MVHS Medical Group’s new Vascular Group office and has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. He specializes in Vascular and Endovascular operations. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Carrillo most recently was affiliated with Surgical Associates...

FSLH Names Nurse Manager

Oct 14, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Lesa Steele, BSN, RN has been named nurse manager for the Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Central Sterile for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Steele maintains clinical and administrative operations for these areas. Steele has been an employee at FSLH since 2004, serving in Maternal Child Services in various positions, most recently as...

Genesee Urgent Care Closed on Sunday, October 11

Oct 9, 2015
Genesee Urgent Care, located at 1904 Genesee Street, Utica, will be closed on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Those in need of care should visit the Faxton Urgent Care located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, which is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Genesee Urgent Care will resume its regular hours of being open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, October 12. For more...

MVHS Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture

Oct 7, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on respiratory therapy. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A member of the Respiratory Care Services team will provide information on...

New Hospital Q&A

Oct 6, 2015
On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the Board of Directors for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced its selection for a potential site of a new hospital for the community. The new hospital would replace the two inpatient campuses, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). What follows is a series of questions and answers developed by the leadership of...

Mohawk Valley Health System to Host Blood Drive

Oct 6, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 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...

19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Drawing Sold Out

Oct 5, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – As of Friday, October 2, 2015, all 4,300 tickets for the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover have been sold. Proceeds benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). One lucky person will win a $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover or $100,000 in cash. Seventeen bonus prize packages will also be given away to ticket holders after...

Human Pink Ribbon Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 5, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Community members and breast cancer survivors gathered together on Thursday, October 1, 2015, to form a human pink ribbon to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month at F.T. Proctor Park in Utica. A brief ceremony was held to honor breast cancer survivors and then 85 attendees, dressed in pink, created a human pink ribbon. This event was sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Health System...

Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Oct 5, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. Registration is now open for the program that begins on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 6 p.m. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans and 90 percent of...

All Invasive Cardiac Services Now Located at St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Oct 2, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has centralized all invasive cardiac services at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) providing for greater efficiency in the delivery of care and further developing the centers of excellence for the system. SEMC has always been the center for cardiac surgery and now all cardiac catheterizations and angioplasty procedures will be done there exclusively. “...

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