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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Highlights Area’s Only Stroke Center for National Stroke Awareness Month

May 13, 2012
May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is spotlighting its Stroke Center — the only designated Stroke Center in the Mohawk Valley. The Stroke Center, which received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Achievement Award, is recognized for its commitment and...

FSLH Registered Nurse to Hold Book Signing at Barnes and Noble on Saturday, May 19

May 10, 2012
Patrick McGraw, published author and registered nurse at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, will hold a book signing for his book “A Healing Journal” on Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 1pm to 3pm at Barnes and Noble at 4811 Commercial Drive, New Hartford. One hundred percent of the proceeds from every book purchased will benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s...

Thomas R. Proctor High School Art Teachers and Students Present $1,000 Donation to FSLH’s Comprehensive Breast Care Center

May 9, 2012
On Wednesday, May 2, 2012, teachers and students from the art program at Thomas R. Proctor High School presented a $1,000 donation to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Comprehensive Breast Care Center. The money was raised at Proctor’s Festival of the Arts held in March 2012, which featured student artwork, basket raffles, a fashion show and entertainment provided by Proctor’s Moose...

FSLH Senior Sunday Lunch and Learn Lecture - Sunday, May 20

May 7, 2012
On Sunday, May 20, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Learn and Share Lifesaving Knowledge” and will be presented by David Ronan, Simulation Lab coordinator for FSLH. This presentation is an all-in-one training session that will teach basic lifesaving skills such as adult and child choking relief, general Automated...

FSLH Receives Two Awards from United Way

May 6, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received two awards from the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area at an awards and appreciation program held in April. Home Care Services at FSLH won the 2011 Most Improved Campaign Award and Jerry Plows, Relationship-Based Care (RBC) coordinator and assistant director of volunteer services and guest relations, received the 2011 LIVE UNITED...

ACP New Hartford Medical Office Holds Open House and Ribbon Cutting

May 6, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) held an open house and ribbon cutting for its Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) New Hartford Medical Office onThursday, May 3, 2012. The ACP New Hartford Medical Office is located in the Crossroads Plaza at 8411 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford. The providers who practice at the facility include: D. Christopher Clark, MD; Marissa Kalil, DO; William Krause...

FSLH Offers Free Lecture on Skin Cancer Awareness

May 2, 2012
May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month and The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is offering a free lecture titled “Issues Related to Sun Exposure” on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home located at 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica.  “Skin Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer; more than two million cases will be...

FSLH to Host Better Hearing and Speech Educational Session

May 2, 2012
On Wednesday, May 16, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free educational class on better hearing and speech at 5pm in AC Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The class is for adults and caregivers who have experience with neurological impairments that have resulted in difficulty with communication, speech, hearing and swallowing....

2012 “Give Kids A Smile” Event Gives Back with $43,000 in Free Dental Care

May 1, 2012
At the third annual Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) event held in February, more than 180 children received $43,000 in free dental care. Children between the ages of 4 and 10 without a dentist were eligible to participate and received preventive treatment including an exam, cleaning, sealants and fluoride varnish. Dentists in Utica, Rome, Camden, West Winfield and Waterville opened their offices for...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Restricts Entrances at St. Luke’s Campus

Apr 29, 2012
Effective Wednesday, May 2, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is restricting the number of public entrances at the St. Luke’s Campus. The five restricted entrances that will be closed to the public will still be accessible by identification badges used by employees and medical staff. FSLH’s Safety Department proposed the decrease in the number of unattended entrances as a way to...

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