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MVHS Announces Winners of DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced three winners of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award which recognizes nurses for the amazing efforts they perform every day. The winners of the awards, Selvedin Muminovic, RN; Karrie Daniels, RN; and Sharon Lavine, RN, each received a hand-carved statue, a certificate and scholarship opportunities for…

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HANYS Honors MVHS with 2022 Community Health Improvement Award

The Healthcare Association of New York State recently recognized Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) with the 2022 Community Health Improvement Award for its outstanding work with the “Lead-Free & Healthy Homes Mohawk Valley Coalition.” “The consequences of lead exposure to pregnant persons, infants and children can last a lifetime,” said Bea Grause, RN, JD, president, HANYS.…

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To the Common Council Regarding Lane Changes

Approved October 31, 2022 RESOLUTION OF THE GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO THE UTICA COMMON COUNCIL REGARDING LANE CHANGES WHEREAS,  the Utica Common Council has voted to alter the flow of traffic on Genesee Street from Cottage Place to Oriskany Boulevard by reducing the road to one lane in each direction;  and WHEREAS,  the…

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RADAR Grant Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

In honor of the 85th Anniversary of the National Apprenticeship Act, the Workforce Development Board, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida Counties’ (WDB HMO) Regional Apprenticeship Development and Readiness (RADAR) Grant will celebrate the U.S. Department of Labor’s eighth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) with a virtual event open to the public on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from…

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$100,000 Miracle Drawing Holds Special Event

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, is holding a special one-day event on Thursday, September 8, 2022, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holland Farms Bakery & Deli, located at 50 Oriskany Boulevard, Yorkville. Staff will be on-site and accepting cash, checks and credit cards for $100,000…

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MVHS to Hold Free Prostate Cancer Screening Event in September

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), in collaboration with Upstate Urology, is hosting a free prostate cancer screening event throughout the month of September to recognize Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and encourage men to get screened.   Who: Men ages 45 to 75   What: Free prostate exam with a prostate-specific blood test   Where:…

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ONEIDA COUNTY OPIOID TASK FORCE SAVE-A-LIFE CAMPAIGN IN FULL SWING

  Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is reaching out to Chamber members on behalf of the Oneida County Opioid Task Force to raise awareness of its “Save-a-Life” campaign.   As part of the campaign, Oneida County Health Department staff will provide members with a FREE “Save-a-life” overdose rescue kit during routine inspections. The…

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