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Herkimer Central School District’s Seventh Grade “Pays it Forward” to Pediatrics Department at FSLH

Jan 8, 2015
In October 2014, Julie “Lynn” Snyder of Oriskany became the 18th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover. Snyder is a seventh grade Social Studies teacher for the Herkimer Central School District and after her win, wanted to “pay it forward.” She enlisted the help of the seventh grade class at Herkimer Central to make blankets to donate to the Pediatrics...

Mohawk Valley Health System Names Rehabilitation Leader

Jan 8, 2015
UTICA -- Jan Simpson, PT, DPT, MS has been named director of Rehabilitation Services for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Simpson oversees all rehabilitation services, including audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and wellness in acute care, acute rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation and outpatient settings. Simpson has been an employee at...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Volunteer Association Gifts $47,500 to Hospital in 2014

Jan 7, 2015
At their annual holiday gathering in December 2014, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Volunteer Association presented the hospital with a $47,500 donation with a majority of the funds supporting the free television program for hospital patients. “We are thankful to be able to make this gift to the hospital,” said Jane Gwise, Volunteer Association president. “We feel that the monetary...

Visitors Restricted to Adults 18 Years and Older Only Due to Flu

Jan 6, 2015
The hospitals ask that you not visit if you feel ill with any type of upper respiratory problem. Please stay home and delay your visit to keep yourself and the patients and residents safe. The best protection against contracting influenza includes: Frequent and thorough hand washing. Covering all coughs and sneezes. If you don’t have a handkerchief or a tissue use the crook of your arm...

Job Fair – Wednesday, January 7

Jan 5, 2015
On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, St. Luke’s Home is holding a job fair with on-the-spot interviews from 10am to 2pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for certified nursing assistants (CNAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs)....

FSLH names Program Director of Adult Day Health Care

Dec 31, 2014
UTICA – Sue Spina, LCSW-R, has been named program director of the St. Luke’s Home (SLH) Adult Day Health Care Program at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (CRCCS). In this position, Spina is responsible for overseeing the community-based, long-term care program that provides comprehensive healthcare with therapeutic, social, educational and recreational activities for...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 13

Dec 31, 2014
On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 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. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible...

Keith Roach

Dec 30, 2014
UTICA – Keith Roach has been named director of Environmental Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Safety Officer) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Roach is responsible for the oversight of all activities related to the provision of a safe, functional environment and coordination of the Emergency Preparedness Program. Roach has been an employee at the organization since...

FSLH Foundation Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication for the Outpatient Infusion Treatment Unit

Dec 29, 2014
On Monday, November 24, 2014, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to dedicate the newly renovated Outpatient Infusion Unit in The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Gifts from the following donors have enabled FSLH to provide state of the art care through the renovation of the Outpatient Infusion Unit: Jane Gwise, the Brandreth Family and in honor of Marty Bull —...

Regional Dialysis Center Offering Chronic Kidney Disease Program on January 6

Dec 23, 2014
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). The program will take place on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, from 6pm to 8:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

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