Visitor Restrictions Remain in Effect at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Rome Memorial Hospital

Jan 8, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Rome Memorial Hospital (RMH) are continuing to restrict visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. The restrictions will be in place until further notice. The organizations continue to experience an increase in patients experiencing the flu and flu-like symptoms in both their Emergency Departments and inpatient...

FSLH to Host Bariatric Teaching Day for Healthcare Providers

Jan 8, 2013
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a bariatric teaching day from 8am to 4pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The teaching day aims to educate healthcare providers on why a multidisciplinary approach is critical to successful surgical and post-operative outcomes for bariatric surgery patients. Presentation topics include...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 16

Jan 7, 2013
On Wednesday, January 16, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4...

Quit Smoking with Tips From Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Center

Jan 7, 2013
Make 2013 the year you become smoke free! You are more likely to be successful if you prepare for this life change with these five helpful tips in mind:   Make a plan – decide when you’ll quit and what you’ll need (help, medication, support, etc.). Get yourself and your surroundings ready – get rid of your cigarettes and ashtrays, stock up on gum and other things you enjoy. Tell...

Wellness Center January Membership Specials

Jan 6, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle in the New Year. Anyone who purchases a gold level or silver level membership during the month of January will receive a $5 monthly discount. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and gym times for a discounted cost of $35 per month. Silver...

22nd Annual Children’s Miracle Network Bowling for Miracles Sunday, January 27, 2013

Jan 3, 2013
The 22nd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Foundation is taking place on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center, located at 1724 Genesee Street in Utica. The event is sponsored by the FSLH Foundation and CMN media partners WKTV NewsChannel 2 and Lite 98.7. The deadline for...

Blood Drive Cancelled

Dec 26, 2012
Due to inclement weather, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare has canceled the blood drive originally scheduled for today, Thursday, December 27, 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience. For more information on future blood drives, please call Karen Paige at (315) 624-4693.

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Dec 26, 2012
Now is the time to make a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking. Join the Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program for a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. Classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, January 8, 15 and 22, 2013, at the Regional Cancer...

Stroke Support Group to Meet Sunday, January 6, 2013

Dec 20, 2012
On Sunday, January 6, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a stroke support group presentation on the signs and symptoms of stroke. The topic will be presented by Laura Love, RN, assistant stroke clinical coordinator at FSLH’s Stroke Center. FSLH is the only designated Primary Stroke Center in the Mohawk Valley and one of only 115 designated Stroke Centers in New York State. The...

Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association Raised $100,000 for Hospital in 2012

Dec 17, 2012
In December, the Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association presented the hospital with a $100,000 donation at their annual holiday gathering. Funds are raised through the proceeds of the Volunteer Association’s gift shops and vendor sales throughout the year. Volunteer Association President Jane Gwise presented Eileen Pronobis, CFRE, executive director of the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH)...