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Visitor Restrictions Still in Effect at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Feb 9, 2015
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center are continuing to restrict visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. The restrictions will remain in place until further notice. The organizations have been experiencing an increase in patients in the Emergency Departments and inpatient settings with flu and flu-like symptoms. An additional visitor restriction is in place for...

Donate Life Utica Affinity Group Holding Informational Meeting

Feb 5, 2015
On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, the Donate Life Utica Affinity Group will hold an informational meeting for current members as well as those interested in becoming members. The meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Registration is required by contacting Shaina Kaye, Hospital and...

February Cancer Support Groups

Feb 4, 2015
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in The Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum, led by the Cancer Center’s social...

MVHS Names Quality Professionals

Feb 4, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements: Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ - Director of Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs (MVHS) Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ has been named director of Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs for MVHS. In this position, Marianne is responsible for overseeing the Quality Management department,...

Hearing and Speech Department Announces Saturday Hours

Feb 2, 2015
Mohawk Valley Health System’s Hearing and Speech Department located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, is now accepting walk-in appointments on Saturdays between 10am and noon for patients in need of hearing aid adjustments, assessments or repairs. Additionally, patients can also pre-schedule hearing tests on Saturdays between the hours of 8am and 4pm. To schedule an appointment...

24th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s Bowling for Miracles

Jan 27, 2015
The 24th annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) is taking place on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at the Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center, located at 1724 Genesee Street in Utica. The event is sponsored by the FSLH Foundation and CMN media partner WKTV NewsChannel2. The deadline for registration is Tuesday,...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - February 10

Jan 27, 2015
The Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator,...

Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop # 20007 Donates “Jared Boxes” to Pediatric Department at FSLH

Jan 26, 2015
On Monday, January 19, 2015, the Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop #20007 donated Jared Boxes to children in the Pediatric Department at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Each year, the Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop #20007 strives to participate in service projects that benefit the community. This year they decided they wanted to help local children and their families. Kim Sacco, one of the troop’s co-...

Mohawk Valley Health System Launches New Brand

Jan 23, 2015
The affiliation of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) to form the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) was completed in March 2014. After a comprehensive research and planning process, MVHS is proud to announce a new brand campaign that highlights the integrated services and continuum of care being offered to patients and residents as a result of the...

MVHS Names Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services

Jan 22, 2015
UTICA – John D. Thomas II, MD has been named medical director of Rehabilitation Services for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Dr. Thomas has served as medical director for Rehabilitation Services at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 1998. In this role, he consults to several national companies and performs independent evaluations and disability reviews. In addition, Dr. Thomas...

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