Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up” - An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Jan 13, 2013
In 2013, the Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is introducing a new adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes called “Trading Up.” This group provides attendees the opportunity to speak with others who are living similar lifestyles and dealing with the daily impact of diabetes management. The objective of this group is to provide an outlet for people to give and...

NYS Law Impacts FSLH and Requires Dense Breast Tissue Information to be Provided to Patients

Jan 13, 2013
A new law in New York State requires mammography providers to inform patients if they have dense breast tissue. This law is designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention by requiring mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam. To comply with these new guidelines, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Imaging Center, which provides...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Jan 9, 2013
On Saturday, January 26, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Weaver Lounge on the first floor of the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) at 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. Attendees should use the Cancer Center or Bennett Street entrances. The January meeting is titled “This is the First Day of the...

Visitor Restrictions Remain in Effect at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Rome Memorial Hospital

Jan 8, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Rome Memorial Hospital (RMH) are continuing to restrict visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. The restrictions will be in place until further notice. The organizations continue to experience an increase in patients experiencing the flu and flu-like symptoms in both their Emergency Departments and inpatient...

FSLH to Host Bariatric Teaching Day for Healthcare Providers

Jan 8, 2013
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a bariatric teaching day from 8am to 4pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The teaching day aims to educate healthcare providers on why a multidisciplinary approach is critical to successful surgical and post-operative outcomes for bariatric surgery patients. Presentation topics include...

Quit Smoking with Tips From Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Center

Jan 7, 2013
Make 2013 the year you become smoke free! You are more likely to be successful if you prepare for this life change with these five helpful tips in mind:   Make a plan – decide when you’ll quit and what you’ll need (help, medication, support, etc.). Get yourself and your surroundings ready – get rid of your cigarettes and ashtrays, stock up on gum and other things you enjoy. Tell...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 16

Jan 7, 2013
On Wednesday, January 16, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4...

Wellness Center January Membership Specials

Jan 6, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle in the New Year. Anyone who purchases a gold level or silver level membership during the month of January will receive a $5 monthly discount. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and gym times for a discounted cost of $35 per month. Silver...

22nd Annual Children’s Miracle Network Bowling for Miracles Sunday, January 27, 2013

Jan 3, 2013
The 22nd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Foundation is taking place on Sunday, January 27, 2013, 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 partners WKTV NewsChannel 2 and Lite 98.7. The deadline for...

Blood Drive Cancelled

Dec 26, 2012
Due to inclement weather, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare has canceled the blood drive originally scheduled for today, Thursday, December 27, 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience. For more information on future blood drives, please call Karen Paige at (315) 624-4693.