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Midstate EMS to Offer CRP/AED Classes in Honor of Heart Health Month

Feb 5, 2013
In honor of February being Heart Health Month, Midstate EMS is holding additional classes to promote life saving techniques, including adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators (AED). Classes will be offered on Saturday, February 9, 16 and 23 from noon to 4pm, as well as on Tuesday, February 26 from 6:30pm to 10pm at the Midstate Training Center,...

Annual Children’s Miracle Network Bowl-A-Thon Raises More Than $8,400

Feb 4, 2013
The Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Foundation held its 22nd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon in January, raising more than $8,400 for Women’s and Children’s services at FSLH. The event was held at Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center in Utica, where 44 teams took to the lanes in support of CMN. In all, more than 185 bowlers participated in the Bowl-A-Thon...

FSLH Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services

Jan 31, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) held an open house and ribbon cutting for their new Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on Thursday, January 31, 2013. The multi-million dollar expansion to St. Luke’s Home is designed to improve coordination between inpatient rehabilitation, long-term and continuing care services for the community. In September 2010, FSLH was awarded a $31....

Visitor Restrictions Lifted at FSLH and SEMC

Jan 30, 2013
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have lifted restrictions on visitors under 18 years of age based on a decline in the number of cases of flu-like illness among area patients. The additional visitor restrictions on the Maternity and Pediatric Units have also been lifted. While the restrictions have been lifted, the hospitals ask that if you are coming to...

Stroke Support Group Movie Presentation - Sunday, February 10, 2013

Jan 27, 2013
On Sunday, February 10, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) stroke support group will present “Brain Freeze,” a short movie featuring comedian John Kawie who suffered a stroke at age 47. “Brain Freeze” is written as a two-part therapy session, acted out by Kawie live on stage at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. The first part depicts a one-on-one therapy session with his therapist...

MVCC, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare partner to provide radiologic technology education

Jan 24, 2013
Starting with the fall 2013 semester, Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) will enter into a partnership with Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) to meet the region’s radiology education needs. St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will join the partnership in the fall of 2014. This will result in an expanded allied health offering at MVCC, producing up to 24 trained radiology technologists...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation Announces New Board Members

Jan 22, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation announces new directors to serve on its Board of Directors: Blair Jones, BA Blair Jones, BA, is an executive compensation consultant for Semler Brossy Consulting Group, LLC in Los Angeles, California. Jones represents the company from her home in Clinton, New York. In her role as an executive compensation consultant, Jones advises the boards of...

15 Hours of Free Flapjacks at IHOP - Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Jan 21, 2013
National Pancake Day Returns to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare For the eighth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Our area’s IHOP, located at 535 French Road, New Hartford, participates in National Pancake Day each...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jan 20, 2013
Andrea MacDiarmid has been named Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) coordinator for the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation. In this position, MacDiarmid is responsible for the ongoing growth of philanthropic support to benefit Women’s and Children’s Services at FSLH. Prior to joining FSLH, MacDiarmid was a corporate event director for the American Heart Association in Utica, New York....

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, February 5

Jan 20, 2013
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering 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, February 5, 12 and 19, 2013, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

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