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FSLH Senior Sunday - March 23

Mar 10, 2014
On Sunday, March 23, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “The Past, Present and Future of Cardiac Care,” and will be presented by Cheryl Perry, MA, RN, director of Nursing at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), and Thomas L. Norton, MSHCA, co-coordinators for the Mohawk Valley Heart Institute. Perry and Norton will examine...

T’ai Chi Chih Classes Begin March 25

Mar 10, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering T’ai Chi Chih classes beginning on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Classes are held in eight week sessions on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Each eight week session costs $60 when prepaid or $10 per class. The...

FSLH and SEMC Form Mohawk Valley Health System

Mar 6, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) officially announced their affiliation as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In December 2013, the Public Health and Health Planning Council of New York State approved their affiliation proposal and the hospitals reached an agreement with the New York State Attorney General’s office. As of midnight on Tuesday,...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Mar 3, 2014
At noon on Friday, March 14, 2014, 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...

FSLH to Host Two Blood Drives in March

Feb 24, 2014
On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm 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. Another blood drive will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 2pm to 7pm in the traveling donor center, located outside...

After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group - March 8, 2014

Feb 21, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The March meeting is titled “Looking at Clinical Trials” and Marie Smith, RN, CRRN, CCM, CTCS, clinical trials...

Utica Comets Donate $35,700 to FSLH's Breast Care Center

Feb 20, 2014
On Saturday, February 15, 2014, the Utica Comets presented a check for more than $35,000 to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during “Pink the Rink” night held in January. "It is with deep gratitude that we thank the Utica Comets for ‘Pink the Rink’ night," said Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T), executive director of The Regional Cancer Center. "Fighting cancer is a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Feb 19, 2014
Viktor I. Petrovets, FNP-BC, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Washington Mills Medical Office as a family nurse practitioner. Prior to joining ACP, Petrovets worked as a nurse practitioner for the Syracuse Community Health Center in Syracuse, New York, and the Regional Primary Care Network at the Utica Community Health Center in Utica, New...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, March 4

Feb 18, 2014
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 Tuesdays, March 4, 11 and 18, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

Free Pancakes at IHOP - Tuesday, March 4

Feb 18, 2014
For the ninth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Our area’s IHOP, located at 535 French Road, New Hartford, participates in National Pancake Day each year to raise awareness and funds for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s...

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