UTICA, N.Y. – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host another Healthy Lifestyles Talk about stroke prevention and awareness. Medical director of the MVHS Comprehensive Stroke Center, Scott Brehaut, MD, will present on stroke signs, symptoms, education and prevention, followed by a question-and-answer session.

The talk will take place on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at 5 p.m. at the Wynn Hospital Construction Offices, 201 Lafayette Street, Utica (formerly the Utica National building). The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Topics covered will include information about risks leading up to the occurrence of stroke and aneurysm, as well as the signs and symptoms, and a response plan for those who are having a stroke.

MVHS has received certification from DNV as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, reflecting the highest level of competence for treatment of serious stroke events. MVHS is home to the only Comprehensive Stroke Center between Syracuse and Albany.

Register for the event at https://form.jotform.com/mvhealthsystem/healthy-lifestyle-stroke.

Learn more about the MVHS Comprehensive Stroke Center at https://www.mvhealthsystem.org/stroke.


About MVHS

MVHS is an integrated, non-profit healthcare delivery system that includes St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC), Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), MVHS Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Visiting Nurse Association of Utica and Oneida County and Senior Network Health. MVHS primarily serves the geographic area of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties in New York State and is an integrated delivery system with more than 4,200 full-time equivalent employees.

MVHS is in the process of constructing The Wynn Hospital – a 10-story, 672,000-square-foot, 373-bed hospital located on a 25-acre parcel adjacent to the Downtown Utica business district. The campus will also include a central utility plant and the development of a parking garage, physician office building(s), support facilities and a business center. The new hospital creates a structured delivery system to reduce gaps and inefficiencies in care coordination, eliminates duplication of services and improves ease of access with ample parking and centralized entrances. It will be a modern facility with private patient rooms and the flexibility to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and delivery models.

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