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MVHS to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, July 14

Jun 30, 2015
On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 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 to...

MVHS Begins Chapel Prayer Sessions

Jun 30, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System invites patients, residents, families and staff members of all faith traditions to join together in prayerful meditation in regular sessions called Prayerful Pauses. Prayerful Pauses will be held each Wednesday at 2:30pm in the following rotation: First Wednesday: St. Marianne Cope Chapel at SEMC Second Wednesday: St. Luke’s Campus Chapel Third...

FSLH Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon Raises $522,618 to Help Local Children

Jun 26, 2015
The 24th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Wednesday, May 27, 2015, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. The Telethon raised $522,618, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Maternal Child Services at FSLH. “This year’s Telethon was a great success and we greatly appreciate the support of all...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in July 2015

Jun 26, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of aquatic and specialty classes which includes Pilates, PiYo and Yoga. All classes run in eight-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, July 6, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire eight-week session of a class or purchase a...

Cancer Support Forum - July 13

Jun 25, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, July 13, 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...

Kidney Disease Education Program - July 14

Jun 25, 2015
The Dialysis Center at the 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, July 14, 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 coordinator,...

Oneida County Health Department to Offer Smoking Cessation Classes

Jun 23, 2015
The Oneida County Health Department, in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Health System, is offering a free three week series of Freshstart Smoking Cessation classes. Freshstart is an evidence-based program created by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held from 5pm to 6:30pm on Tuesdays, July 7, 14 and 21, 2015, in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656...

VNA of Utica and Oneida County Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Jun 22, 2015
Since 1915, the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County has been caring for the community’s healthcare needs in the comfort of patient’s homes and neighborhoods. Today, the Visiting Nurse Association of Utica and Oneida County serves nearly 2,200 patients and made more than 63,000 home visits in 2014 with more than 21,000 TeleHealth patient transmissions and assessments...

MVHS Names Orthopedic Program Coordinator

Jun 22, 2015
UTICA – Sara Truax, MHA, RN has been named Orthopedic Program coordinator for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Truax acts as the primary point of contact for the Orthopedic Program and is responsible for monitoring and coordinating orthopedic services throughout MVHS. Truax has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 2012, serving as a nurse tech, a...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Jun 11, 2015
What:             Bank of America Merrill Lynch/Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s 33rd Annual Golf Open When:             Monday, June 15, 2015. Registration begins at 6:30am, tee times at 7:15am and 12:45pm. Where:         ...

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