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MVHS Hosts Summer Medical Camp for Mohawk Valley Teens

Jul 28, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hosted two medical camps for teens ages 15 through 18 in July at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). MediCamp demonstrates to teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments for potential career endeavors. Twenty-one teens participated in the camps, which included...

MVHS Seeking Nominations for Annual Faxton Cup Award

Jul 20, 2015
Each year, Rehabilitation Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) honors a local individual or organization who demonstrates a dedication to the quality of life, either by setting an example of what people with disabilities can accomplish or on behalf of those with physical disabilities. The community is invited to submit nominations at www.faxtonstlukes.com/faxtoncup by Friday,...

MVHS Names Leaders of Respiratory, Advanced Wound Care and Sleep Disorders services

Jul 20, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has named leaders of Respiratory, Advanced Wound Care and Sleep Disorders services. Randy Johnson, RT/RRT has been named director of Respiratory Advanced Wound Care, Respiratory Care Services and the Sleep Disorders Center for MVHS. In this position, Johnson maintains operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for Advanced...

NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed to Visit the Mohawk Valley Health System

Jul 16, 2015
Ryan Reed, driver of the No. 16 Lilly Diabetes American Diabetes Association Ford Mustang in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), will visit the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) on Thursday, August 6, 2015, to meet with patients and discuss his journey racing with type 1 diabetes. Reed will hold a free meet and greet for the public at 2 p.m. in the Library Concourse at Utica College, 1600 Burrstone...

MVHS Offers Household Sharps Disposal Program

Jul 15, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) offers the Household Sharps Disposal Program for community members to properly dispose of their medical waste. Items such as syringes and lancets may be dropped off any day of the week from 7am to 3pm at the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Energy Center located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, or at the Center for...

MVHS Child Passenger Safety Program

Jul 15, 2015
The Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, will take place Wednesday, July 29, 2015, from 11am to 2pm at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford. The New Hartford Police Department will inspect cars free of charge to ensure car seats are properly installed in the vehicles. If a car seat is...

FSLH Partners with Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees to Create Employment Opportunities for Refugees

Jul 10, 2015
Nearly a year ago Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare partnered with the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) to create employment opportunities for refugees in support services, including Environmental and Nutrition Services. Joy Lomazzo, a recruitment specialist in Human Resources at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), was looking for ways to fill open positions with quality...

MVHS Names Chief Radiation Therapist

Jul 9, 2015
UTICA – Carly Sperati, RTT, BS has been named chief radiation therapist of Radiation Oncology for the Cancer Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Sperati maintains clinical operations for the Radiation Oncology Department. Sperati has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare since 2002, serving as a staff radiation therapist and, most recently, as lead...

St. Luke's Home Honors Kiwanis Club of Utica

Jul 8, 2015
For nearly 30 years, the Kiwanis Club of Utica has hosted a monthly bingo program for residents at St. Luke’s Home. To honor the organization for their long-time support, St. Luke’s Home presented Kiwanis members with a plaque of appreciation on Thursday, June 25, 2015. A decrease in new membership for the Kiwanis Club of Utica led the group to withdraw from hosting the evening bingo program...

17 Bonus Prize Packages Announced for 19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Drawing

Jul 7, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley announced the start of the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH in April 2015. One lucky person will win...

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