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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...

MVHS Offers Household Sharps Disposal Program

Jul 15, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) offers the Household Sharps Disposal Program for community members to properly dispose of their medical waste. Items such as syringes and lancets may be dropped off any day of the week from 7am to 3pm at the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Energy Center located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, or at the Center for...

MVHS Child Passenger Safety Program

Jul 15, 2015
The Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, will take place Wednesday, July 29, 2015, from 11am to 2pm at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford. The New Hartford Police Department will inspect cars free of charge to ensure car seats are properly installed in the vehicles. If a car seat is...

FSLH Partners with Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees to Create Employment Opportunities for Refugees

Jul 10, 2015
Nearly a year ago Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare partnered with the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) to create employment opportunities for refugees in support services, including Environmental and Nutrition Services. Joy Lomazzo, a recruitment specialist in Human Resources at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), was looking for ways to fill open positions with quality...

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