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Skin Cancer Awareness Lecture – Wednesday, May 21

May 2, 2014
May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month and The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is offering a free lecture titled “Issues Related to Sun Exposure” on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 6pm. The presentation will take place in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. “Skin...

FSLH Senior Sunday - May 18

May 2, 2014
On Sunday, May 18, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Getting The Best Care Possible When Serious Illness Strikes,” and will be presented by Evelyn Kropp, BPS, RN, CPHQ, Palliative Care navigator at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Too many people spend the last days of their lives in a way they would never choose. Lack of...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

May 1, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Shannon Pelletier, RN, MS, FNP-C, has joined the ACP Barneveld Medical Office as a family nurse practitioner. Pelletier’s previous position with FSLH was as a family nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department and in the ACP Waterville Medical Office....

Mohawk Valley Health System Staff Announcement

May 1, 2014
The Mohawk Valley Health System is pleased to make the following staff announcement. Deacon Paul H. Lehmann has been named director of Mission for St. Elizabeth Medical Center. In this position, Lehmann manages and coordinates the mission activities of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). He provides leadership, direction and administration of processes to integrate the Sisters of St....

Water Main Break at 1714 Burrstone Road

Apr 30, 2014
A water main break at 1714 Burrstone Road, New Hartford, has closed the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Dental Office and Junior Junction Day Care Center for the remainder of the day. Repairs are anticipated to be completed today. No other properties are impacted.

Donate Life Flag Raising at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Apr 29, 2014
On Monday, April 28, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center raised the Donate Life Flag to honor Kathleen Warzala, FSLH’s most recent organ, tissue and cornea donor, to promote awareness of the importance of registering as a donor and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. The Warzala Family assisted in the raising of the flag in...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting - May 10

Apr 28, 2014
On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The May meeting is titled “Lymphedema” and Margaret Celebi, PT, DPT, an outpatient lymphedema therapist at The Regional...

FSLH Aims to Provide 250 Free Hearing Screenings in 2014

Apr 28, 2014
In an effort to promote the early detection or potential for hearing loss, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Audiology Department has set a goal to provide 250 free hearing screenings to the community in 2014. Starting Thursday, May 1, 2014, free hearing screenings for individuals four years of age or older will be available during regular business hours in the Hearing and Speech Center...

The Regional Cancer Center Warns Area Residents of Phone Scam

Apr 24, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recently received information that unknown subjects are calling area residents soliciting donations on behalf of The Regional Cancer Center. The Regional Cancer Center is NOT currently conducting any telephone fundraisers. Anyone calling on behalf of or claiming to be from the Cancer Center soliciting donations is running a scam. FSLH would like to remind...

FSLH Stroke Support Group to Meet Wednesday, May 7

Apr 23, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Administrative Conference Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation, “Hobbies That Help Reduce Stress and Promote Happiness,” will be lead by Courtney Lojewski, CTRS, and Megan...

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