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  • Back to School Health & Safety

    Check ups, Vaccinations and More

    Q. 1. Check ups or physicals and immunizations are something most parents are used to having done before school starts. What other health issues should be checked?

    A. 1. Vision Tests and to help students perform their best in the classroom as well as in sports or other activities.  Also, when you supply the school with your child's vaccination schedule, also provide a medication if the student has diabetes or asthma, or is taking other medications. Also, be sure the school knows of any allergies.  Make sure the school has your most recent emergency contact information. 

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  • 2014 Family of Friends Campaign Underway

    The Schuyler Health Foundation's 2014 Family of Friends Campaign is focused on continuing to upgrade facilities, equipment and technology for Schuyler Hospital and the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility.

     

    Specifically, funds raised through the 2014 Family of Friends Campaign will go toward –for the Hospital - new beds in the Medical/Surgical Unit, and a variety of other necessary hospital equipment. And in Seneca View - a new shower/walk-in tub room, electronic medical records technology, and kitchenettes.

     

    For all that Schuyler Hospital and Seneca View mean to you and your family, we ask that you please give.

    Click here to donate on-line.

     

  • September is Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    Ovarian Cancer:

    • Fifth leading cause of cancer death in women and the leading cause of death from cancer of the female reproductive system.
    • American Cancer Society estimates that about 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. annually.

    Risk factors:
    o  Being older
    o  Having a family history of ovarian cancer
    o  Taking hormone replacement therapy after menopause
    o  Using fertility drugs
    o  Having increased blood levels of cancer antigen 125
    o  Being obese
    o  Having certain hereditary conditions (such as hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, also called Lynch Syndrome)
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  • Welcome to Schuyler Hospital

    Welcome to Schuyler Hospital. As your community healthcare facility, we provide a broad range of services to meet your healthcare needs – from 24-hour emergency care to routine tests for early detection of disease. No matter what the injury or illness, our first priority is always our patients. We are committed to providing high quality, compassionate care. This philosophy is reflected in the dedication of our highly-trained staff and in the on-going investments we make in state-of-the-art technology and equipment.

    Click here to find out more about why you should choose Schuyler Hospital for all your healthcare needs!

  • Healthcare Insurance Marketplace

    The Healthcare Insurance Marketplace is open:

    Find more information here:
    https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/

     

  • Seasonal Allergies

    What Is an Allergy?

    Your immune system reacting to a usually harmless substance in the environment. This substance (pollen, mold, and animal dander, for example) is called an allergen.

    Affect at least two out of every 10 Americans


    What Are the Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction?

    Itchy, watery eyes
    Sneezing
    Itchy, runny nose
    Rashes
    Feeling tired or ill
    Hives (a rash with raised red patches)

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  • Organ Donation

    According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 113,733 people are waiting for an organ, 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ, and 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives.

    There is a severe shortage of organs for life-saving transplants – including organ transplants, tissue donation, eye donations , etc.

    Last year alone, organ donors made more than 28,000 transplants possible. Another one million people received cornea and other tissue transplants that helped them recover from trauma, bone damage, spinal injuries, burns, hearing impairment and vision loss.

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  • September is Emergency Preparedness Month

    Put Together an Emergency Supply Kit
    Set aside a supply of food, water, and other essentials that would last from three to seven days.

    What should go in a disaster kit?
    In addition to:
    Water, Food, Flashlight, Battery­-powered or hand­-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible), Extra batteries, First aid kit, Medications (7­-day supply) and medical items, Manual can opener ...

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  • September is ...

    Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
    www.curesearch.org

    Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month
    Produce for Better Health Foundation
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org 

    Healthy Aging®Month
    Educational Television Network, Inc.
    www.healthyaging.net/events.htm 

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    www.lls.org 

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  • Cayuga-Schuyler Shared Services 

    Bringing specialists you need here to Schuyler Hospital is just one of many benefits of our partnership with Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY.

    Specialty services provided by Cayuga at Schuyler to date include:
    Cayuga Medical Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - Call (607) 210-1968
    Cayuga Medical Anesthesiology - Call (607) 535-8631
    Cayuga Medical Pathology / Lab Director - Call (607) 535-8607
    Cayuga Heart Insitute - Call (607) 269-0100
    Surgical Associates of Ithaca - Call (607) 273-3161
    Oncology Services of Cayuga Medical Assoc. - Call (607) 272-5414  - NEW! July 30, 2014

    Or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

      

      

      

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