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Dec 3, 2013
On Thursday, December 19, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold a remembrance service in memory of all FSLH patients who passed away in 2013. Families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend the service which begins at 7pm in the Chapel at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The service will feature...
Nov 27, 2013
Midstate EMS will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, December 14, 2013, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 1705 Burrstone Road, New Hartford. The cost is $40 to participate and you can register online at www.midstateems.org. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV)-approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver violation points...
Nov 26, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic classes for back pain beginning on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool...
Nov 25, 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, the Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare celebrated the 38th year of the Great American Smokeout. After nearly four decades, tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death, killing more than 25,000 New Yorkers every year. Tri-County Quits invites tobacco users to make a pledge to quit in honor of the...
Nov 22, 2013
In October 2013, Kyle and Brenda Merena donated two rocking chairs to the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The chairs were donated in honor of their new daughter, Elise, who spent time in the Special Care Nursery after her premature birth. Kyle and Brenda welcomed their daughter into the world at just 3 pounds 9 ounces. Being so small,...
Nov 22, 2013
At noon on Friday, December 13, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...
Nov 21, 2013
On Friday, December 6, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 8am to 1pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Another blood drive will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013, from 2pm to 7pm at the St. Luke’s Campus. The traveling donor center will be located outside of...
Nov 20, 2013
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million Americans have CKD and millions others are at risk for developing the disease. Early detection and intervention helps to prevent the progression of kidney disease to kidney failure...
Nov 19, 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, December 3, 10 and 17, 2013, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...
Nov 18, 2013
Richard White, PT, DPT, an outpatient physical therapist at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center, earned the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Emerging Leader Award in October 2013. Dr. White was one of 25 in the nation to earn the award, which honors physical therapists and physical therapy assistants who have demonstrated extraordinary service...

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