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St. Luke Welcomes NY State Senator Patty Ritchie To Their Healthcare Campus

Pictured (left to right) is New York State Senator Patty Ritchie as she visits with residents at Bishop’s Commons in Oswego. She is seen having a conversation with Bishop’s Commons residents (left to right) Audrey Pelligra, Priscilla Brown, Frances Clift and Fred Tesoriero.
Pictured (left to right) is New York State Senator Patty Ritchie as she visits with residents at Bishop’s Commons in Oswego. She is seen having a conversation with Bishop’s Commons residents (left to right) Audrey Pelligra, Priscilla Brown, Frances Clift and Fred Tesoriero.

OSWEGO – St. Luke Health Services recently welcomed New York State Senator Patty Ritchie for a visit to their healthcare campus in Oswego.

The State Senator met with St. Luke staff and the Board of Directors to discuss funding concerns for long term care and was given an overview of plans to develop an assisted living residence on the St. Luke healthcare campus.

Senator Ritchie toured both St. Luke and neighboring Bishop’s Commons and met with staff and residents along the way.

Senator Ritchie took to opportunity to meet with staff and residents at both St. Luke and Bishop’s Commons to talk about the community-based services provided on the healthcare campus.

“We are appreciative of Senator Ritchie for taking time to both meet with us and allow us the opportunity to show her the services we provide,” said St. Luke CEO and Administrator Terrence Gorman. “Healthcare providers across our county and across the State are facing tremendous challenges both financially and programmatically and we think it is important to be able to keep our elected officials informed of these challenges as they help shape public policy.”

The St. Luke Family of Caring is an affiliation of community-based, not-for-profit healthcare providers serving the greater-Oswego County area. Affiliates include St. Luke Health Services and Bishop’s Commons Assistive Living Residence in Oswego and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton. Together they provide care and services to over 350 people, and together employ over 470 in our community.