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May 18, 2016
Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced they are moving forward with the appraisals of the downtown properties that will be impacted by the new hospital project. The health system is soliciting proposals from certified appraisers to evaluate the properties and a letter was mailed to downtown property owners this week informing them of the anticipated process and timeline...
May 18, 2016
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. June is national aphasia awareness month-aphasia is a language disorder that affects the ability to communicate and is...
May 13, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System has lifted visitor restrictions for the Maternity, Nursery and Pediatric Units at the St. Luke’s Campus and the Pediatric Unit at the St. Elizabeth based on a decline in the number of cases of flu-like illness among area patients. While the restrictions have been lifted, the hospitals ask that if you are coming to visit a patient and feel ill with...
May 10, 2016
National Women’s Health Week is celebrated every year beginning on Mother’s Day, and serves as a reminder to women to make their health a priority. In today’s fast paced world, it is very difficult for women to take time out of their busy schedules to spend time on themselves. This is why we are extending Women’s Health Week, by hosting a Women’s Health Open House on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 to...
May 10, 2016
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Cancer Center at the 29thannual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, with doors opening at 9 a.m. and the...
Apr 28, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. -- Catherine Callanan has been named Sodexo’s general manager for Support Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Callanan has been an employee at Sodexo for 25 years and has extensive leadership experience in Food and Nutrition, Housekeeping, Service Response Center (SRC) and Transport Services. Prior to joining MVHS, Callanan was a multi-service general manager at St...
Apr 28, 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, May 9, 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. Korinn Chaffee, BSN,...
Apr 27, 2016
The Dialysis Center at 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, May 10, 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 Program coordinator...
Apr 25, 2016
On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a stroke survivor tells her story in a video. One day she woke up to discover that she was...
Apr 25, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Shannon Mathewson, MBA, PCMH CCE, has been named vice president of Operations at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, she will assume responsibilities for the Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Care, Imaging Services, the Sleep Disorders Center and Advanced Wound Care. Mathewson has been employed at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare since 1996 and served...

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