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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation to Host Wine Tasting and Auction to Benefit St. Luke’s Home

Sep 10, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction to benefit St. Luke’s Home will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 6pm to 9pm at the Sadaquada Golf Club, 4895 Henderson Street, Whitesboro. An assortment of wines, butlered hors d’oeuvres and chef-attended stations with a fall-harvest menu will be available to enjoy. Ticket price is $75 per person,...

Enterovirus impact can be minimized

Sep 10, 2014
From the Oneida County Health Department For Immediate Release, September 10, 2014 Contact: Sandra Pejcic, (315) 798-5748 The best defense against a rare virus that has caused severe respiratory illness in hundreds of children across about a dozen states is proper hand-washing, reminded health officials from the Oneida County Health Department and the county’s hospitals, Rome Memorial...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - Tuesday, September 23

Sep 9, 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, September 23, 2014, 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...

Continuing Education Course for Area Therapists on Diabetic Considerations

Sep 9, 2014
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Diabetes Update 2014,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin...

Mohawk Valley Health System Medical Staff Announcement

Sep 8, 2014
Lorna Grant, MD, has joined the Eye Associates of Utica, PC. Dr. Grant received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Vermont College of Arts and Sciences and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, both in Burlington, Vermont. She completed an internship at Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program and a residency in Ophthalmology at the...

Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture - Sept. 21

Sep 5, 2014
On Sunday, September 21, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Cultural Diversity in the Mohawk Valley,” and will be presented by Ezio Poccia, Language Assistance coordinator at FSLH. Utica is home to a diverse population of individuals, including many refugees and immigrants. Poccia will provide a brief history on...

FSLH Wellness Center Classes Beginning in September 2014

Sep 5, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center is offering a fall membership special. Purchase a three month membership during the month of September and receive one week free. The Wellness Center is also offering the following specialty classes. All classes run in eight-week sessions. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the...

Patient Portal Offers Access to Health Information

Sep 3, 2014
With its launch of a new patient portal this month, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to offer patients the option to access their inpatient medical information during and after their hospital stay. “My Patient Portal” allows patients and their designated family members to review health information from their stay at FSLH from the comfort and privacy of their hospital room, home,...

The Mele Family Fund Makes Donation to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Aug 29, 2014
In August 2014, the Mele Family Fund supported the purchase of a MRI Intravenous (IV) Pump System for The Regional Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and a high-definition (HD) video system for Surgical Services at FSLH. The Mele Family Fund is a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. Patients critically ill with stroke often...

MVHS and Adirondack Community Physicians Welcome Kathy Freeman, FNP and Stephanie Roberts, FNP

Aug 28, 2014
UTICA – Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to welcome Kathy Freeman, FNP to the ACP New Hartford Medical Office and Stephanie Roberts, MS, FNP to the Mohawk Valley Medical Office. Prior her position as a FNP at the ACP New Hartford Medical Office, Kathy Freeman served as a registered nurse (RN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Genesee Urgent Care and as a RN at the ACP New...

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