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Mar 16, 2016
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,”will host the first meeting of the year on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The group...
Mar 15, 2016
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is hosting its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Telethon will help enhance our Imaging Center at MVHS with life saving 3D mammography technology. Breast tomosynthesis...
Mar 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – In order to protect our patients from the flu and other illnesses, visitor restrictions have been put in place for the Maternity, Nursery and Pediatric Units at the St. Luke’s Campus and for the Pediatric Department at the St. Elizabeth Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System. Maternity, Nursery and Pediatrics patients are at greater risk of complications from the flu. Therefore,...
Mar 4, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – To support prospective parents and help them find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) announced that Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care...
Mar 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Friday, March 11, 2016, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...
Feb 29, 2016
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 6 p.m.The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Dr. Joanne...
Feb 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. Registration is now open for the program that begins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at 6 p.m. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans and 90 percent of these...
Feb 25, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – This past fall, members of the Church of the Annunciation in Clark Mills raised $250 for the Breast Care Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System. Money was raised during several fundraisers to benefit the community including a fall ham dinner, winter pork dinner and a Palm Sunday breakfast. "We try to give to several charities a year to support our community and a number of our...
Feb 23, 2016
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of specialty classes. Classes run in either six or eight-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, March 7, 2016. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire six or eight-week session of a class or purchase a pre-paid punch card for per-class...
Feb 23, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – 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, March 8, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD...

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