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MVHS Wellness Center Membership Special

Aug 18, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Wellness Center is offering a September membership special. Purchase a three month membership during the month of September and receive an additional two weeks free in the membership. The MVHS Wellness Center is located at the Faxton Campus and offers a variety of programs aimed at keeping you healthy. From water exercise classes to fitness assessments...

MVHS Welcomes Neurosurgeon

Aug 5, 2015
UTICA – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group has welcomed Nicholas Qandah, DO, to the Neuro Sciences Group/Neurosurgical Specialists Office. Dr. Qandah earned his medical degree from Midwestern University AZCOM in Glendale, Arizona. After completing Neurosurgical Residency training at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia, Dr. Qandah was awarded the AO Complex...

Antique and Classic Car Show at St. Luke’s Home - Saturday, August 29

Aug 4, 2015
On Saturday, August 29, 2015, St. Luke’s Home and the Road Knights of Central New York will host a free antique and classic car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Home in Parking Lot Q, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Antique and classic cars will be on display for the community to view. St. Luke’s Home will also be selling hot dogs between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to raise funds for...

MVHS Holds Child Passenger Safety Program

Aug 3, 2015
On Wednesday, July 29, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hosted a Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, at the St. Luke’s Campus. The MVHS Security Team worked in conjunction with the New Hartford Police Department to inspect 44 cars free of charge to make sure car seats were properly installed in the vehicles. If a child car seat was found to...

Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors – August 10

Jul 29, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, August 10, 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 worker, offers support...

Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - August 11

Jul 28, 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, August 11, 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, at...

MVHS Hosts Summer Medical Camp for Mohawk Valley Teens

Jul 28, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hosted two medical camps for teens ages 15 through 18 in July at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). MediCamp demonstrates to teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments for potential career endeavors. Twenty-one teens participated in the camps, which included...

MVHS Seeking Nominations for Annual Faxton Cup Award

Jul 20, 2015
Each year, Rehabilitation Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) honors a local individual or organization who demonstrates a dedication to the quality of life, either by setting an example of what people with disabilities can accomplish or on behalf of those with physical disabilities. The community is invited to submit nominations at www.faxtonstlukes.com/faxtoncup by Friday,...

MVHS Names Leaders of Respiratory, Advanced Wound Care and Sleep Disorders services

Jul 20, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has named leaders of Respiratory, Advanced Wound Care and Sleep Disorders services. Randy Johnson, RT/RRT has been named director of Respiratory Advanced Wound Care, Respiratory Care Services and the Sleep Disorders Center for MVHS. In this position, Johnson maintains operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for Advanced...

NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed to Visit the Mohawk Valley Health System

Jul 16, 2015
Ryan Reed, driver of the No. 16 Lilly Diabetes American Diabetes Association Ford Mustang in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), will visit the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) on Thursday, August 6, 2015, to meet with patients and discuss his journey racing with type 1 diabetes. Reed will hold a free meet and greet for the public at 2 p.m. in the Library Concourse at Utica College, 1600 Burrstone...

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