Oswego Health recognized its volunteers and Auxiliary members during a special luncheon held during National Healthcare Volunteer Week at Springside at Seneca Hill. Oswego Health President and CEO Michael Harlovic told the group its donated time and talents to the health system were invaluable and that they exemplified the week’s theme, Growing: Compassion, Commitment and Care.
Oswego Health will celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week from April 22 to 28. This annual celebration recognizes medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care. As part of Oswego Health’s celebration, Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow declared the week as Medical Laboratory Week in Oswego.
Oswego Health announces its rescheduled Healthy You event, which will focus on how women can remain heart healthy. It will be a night of education, wellness and fun on May 9 at GS Steamers, 70 E. First St.. The event was originally planned in February, but due to inclement weather it was postponed until May.
Community members can learn the importance of completing an advanced directive and a MOLST form during a presentation to be held at 2 p.m. April 26 at The Manor at Seneca Hill. A Medical Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form is a medical order form that informs others the of patient’s medical orders for life-sustaining treatment.
State Senator Patty Ritchie and Oswego Health are offering an opportunity for community members to safely dispose of their unused and unwanted medications, including prescription and narcotic medicines, during a drug take back day. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 25 in the lobby of Oswego Hospital.
Representatives from the health system will hold open interviews for registered and graduate nurses on April 25 from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m.at Oswego Hospital, 110 W. Sixth St.
A group of local seniors eager to learn how to use their electronic devices received the assistance they needed from SUNY Oswego students taking part in a technology day event at Springside at Seneca Hill. Oswego Health’s retirement community was just one of the community service projects the students participated in as part of their local Alternative Spring Break.
Oswego Health President and CEO Michael Harlovic welcomed the more than 50 physicians and their guests to the dinner and thanked them for the dedication to providing the community with exceptional local healthcare. During the event, the health system presented several awards including a lifetime of service award to Michael Nupuf, MD, who will celebrate his 38th year of providing medical care locally in November.
Members of the Oswego Health Auxiliary announced the recipients of their annual scholarships, open to Oswego Health employees who are advancing their healthcare careers.
Area students can learn more this summer about healthcare careers by taking part in many hands-on activities at Oswego Hospital’s MASH Camp. This year’s MASH Camp (Medical Academy of Science and Health) is open to students entering the eighth or ninth grades in the fall of 2018.