News

Nov 4, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of aquatic specialty classes. All classes run in five-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, November 9, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire five-week session of a class or purchase a pre-paid punch card for per-class entry...
Nov 3, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Heather Bernard, RN, BS, CIC, director of Infection Prevention for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), was recently awarded the Excellence in Health Care Award for Innovations in Healthcare by the Business Journal News Network. The award honors Bernard’s contributions toward reducing and preventing infections at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, an affiliate of MVHS. The...
Nov 3, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is hosting a free National Diabetes Month community education program on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro. The event is open to the public and those interested in learning more about diabetes and ways to prevent or manage it are...
Oct 30, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program will host a free education program for people with diabetes and their care partners on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A1C Champions team – diabetic Terry Wiley and Darlene,...
Oct 29, 2015
On Sunday, November 15, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on staying safe and active in your home. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A member of the MVHS Rehabilitation Services team will discuss ways to...
Oct 29, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, St. Luke’s Home is holding a job fair with on-the-spot interviews from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for full-time licensed practical nurses (LPNs) on the night shift. The Adult Day Health Care Program...
Oct 26, 2015
The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, November 9, 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. Margaret Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT, a certified lymphedema therapist/physical therapist at the...
Oct 26, 2015
UTICA, N.Y.– The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hospitals, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, were named joint winners of a 2015/2016 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. “We are very proud of our committed...
Oct 26, 2015
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. – St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will host a free, educational event to give the community a rare look at the MAKO, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system used for partial knee surgeries, on Wednesday, October 28 from 5-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Travelodge Inn & Suites, 20 Albany Street, Little Falls, N.Y. Information on the system and...
Oct 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On October 15 and 16, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 14th anniversary with nearly 500 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, featured national and local experts who presented on current trends in...

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