Students Experience ‘Real-World’ Medicine

(Oneida, NY – May 2013) Students entering eighth and ninth grade this fall will have the opportunity to spend two days in the world of hospital healthcare this summer. M.A.S.H. Camp will be held July 9 and 10 at Oneida Healthcare.

M.A.S.H. stands for Medical Academy of Science and Health. This two-day camp is sponsored […]

Why Pay the Tax Man?

(Oneida, NY – April 2013) Building Futures Foundation and Oneida Healthcare Foundation will present, ‘Why Pay the Tax Man? Charitable Giving, Helping, Others Helping You,’ April 22 at an undisclosed time at the Lakeview Restaurant, Oneida. Presenters will be Grace Ghezzi and Jennifer Basic of Benefit Consulting Group and J. Basic & Associates, respectively.

Ghezzi […]

Connect to Breastfeeding Connections

By Chrystal Johnson

(Wampsville, NY – March 2013) Are you pregnant and planning to breastfeed your baby? Or are you breastfeeding and have questions? The good news is help is available day or night.

If you or someone you know is looking for support while breastfeeding, it’s important to know about the breastfeeding programs in […]

Agencies Team Up for ‘Fit Kids of Madison County’

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Oneida Healthcare and the Oneida Family Y are teaming up to combat childhood obesity and associated diseases through a program called “Fit Kids of Madison County,” a collaborative program of fitness and nutrition education for middle school aged children. The funding for the first year of the project was provided […]

Hospital, Nursing Home Lift Visitation Restrictions

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) Due to the significant decrease of influenza in New York state and in our local communities over the past few weeks, Oneida Healthcare has lifted the visitor restrictions at the hospital and Extended Care facility effective Monday, Feb. 4.

They remind everyone to practice respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette. Masks […]

New Screening Program Available to Smokers

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) The Oneida Healthcare recently announced a new screening program aimed specifically at current and former smokers. A recent study by the National Cancer Institute showed low-dose CT screening of high-risk current or former smokers can cut the death rate from lung cancer by 20 percent.

“The objective of the hospital’s […]

Oneida Healthcare Receives Zonta Donation

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) Zonta International is a service organization of women striving to advance the status of women and to raise awareness of violence against women and girls around the world.

As a local service project, the Zonta Club of the Oneida Area purchases and donates sweat suits to the Oneida Healthcare Emergency […]

New Year Baby

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2, 2013) Madelyn Ann Brown was the Oneida Healthcare Lullaby Center’s first baby of 2013, arriving at 7:53 a.m. on New Year’s Day. She weighed 7lb 9oz and measured 20″ in length.

Madelyn is the daughter of Danielle and Paul Brown of Durhamville who have three other children.

Oneida Healthcare Auxiliary […]

Oneida Healthcare Opens Verona Facility

Pictured from left, are Fred Sherz, Jr., Town of Verona Council; Dr. John Wight, Tri-Valley Family Practice; State Senator Joseph Griffo of Rome; Dr. Erin Thompson, Verona Health Center and Tri-Valley Family Practice; Gene Morreale, Oneida Healthcare President & CEO; Peter Hedglon, Oneida Healthcare Trustee; Kenneth Brewer, Town of Verona Council; Dr. John D. George […]

Site Plans Approved for Seneca Fields Apartments

By Margo Frink

(Oneida, NY – Nov. 15) Two Plus Four Companies and the Oneida Healthcare Center got the go ahead from the Planning Commission for its three-lot minor sub-division and gave positive recommendations for site plans to build Seneca Fields Apartments, a 32-unit senior housing facility, after a public hearing Nov. 15.

The facility […]

OHC Partnership Plans Senior Housing

Plans for a 32-unit facility presented to Planning Commission

By Margo Frink

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2012) Bryan Ehlinger, long-term care administrator at Oneida Healthcare and Susan Bacon Kimmel, president of Two Plus Four Companies presented to the Oneida Planning Commission the hospitals newest expansion proposal at its meeting Oct. 18.

As a partnership, Oneida […]

A Vote for OHC Supports Breast Cancer Research

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2012) A local organization has found a fun and unique way to support breast cancer research. Nearly 200 employees of Oneida Healthcare donned pink gloves and danced their hearts out for the fight against breast cancer.

Dancers included area physicians, nurses, radiology technologists and many other OHC staff members. Chances are […]