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CPR classes to be held this month

Oswego Health is offering three different opportunities for community members to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the month of February. Pictured from left are Mary Olsen, RN, who is also the American Heart Association’s training coordinator for Oswego Health’s training center, and Margaret Beers, a training center faculty member and the Oswego Hospital’s ER secretary.
Oswego Health is offering three different opportunities for community members to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the month of February. Pictured from left are Mary Olsen, RN, who is also the American Heart Association’s training coordinator for Oswego Health’s training center, and Margaret Beers, a training center faculty member and the Oswego Hospital’s ER secretary.

Oswego Health is offering three different opportunities for community members to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the month of February.

Two evening classes will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 18 and 20 in the lower level conference room of the Oswego Health Services Center. The center is adjacent to Oswego Hospital.

The third class opportunity is on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Fulton Medical Center.

Each course is four hours in length and students must be present throughout the class time.

Teaching the class will be Oswego Health staff members who are certified Basic Life Support Instructors by the American Heart Association.

Those seeking to register for one of the three offered classes, a form can be found at www.oswegohealth.org There is a charge for class materials. Those with questions may call 349-5712.

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Oswego Health to bring back Holiday Pops Concert

Oswego HealthThe sounds of the season and a long-standing community tradition, the holiday pops concert, returns to Oswego courtesy of Oswego Health.

The concert is presented by the newly formed Musical Associates of Central New York.

The holiday concert will be held Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Oswego High School auditorium. The high school is located at 2 Buccaneer Boulevard.

“I am so pleased that we are able to once again be the major sponsor of this concert and bring this wonderful holiday tradition back to the community,” said Oswego Health President and CEO Ann C. Gilpin.

“I would like to thank SUNY Oswego, the Musical Associates of CNY, the Oswego City School District and the City of Oswego, among others for helping us make this possible.”

Members of the community will be able to enjoy the sounds of the holiday with their family and friends at the concert.

The holiday concert will include the music of the Syracuse-based symphony. A community sing-a-long is also planned for the afternoon.

Serving as the evening’s conductor will be accomplished musician Sean O’Loughlin, a native of Syracuse.

In addition, the vocal soloist will be Amanda Brasher.

Tickets are available through a new arrangement this year. Community members wishing to attend the concert may purchase tickets online at tickets.oswego.edu.

They will also be on sale at the door the night of the concert.

“I hope community members will join us for what we know will be a wonderful afternoon,” Gilpin said.

Light wells – The Fulton Medical Center has many attractive features including two light wells. This light well is off the main lobby.

Fulton Medical Center to unveil outpatient services

Light wells – The Fulton Medical Center has many attractive features including two light wells. This light well is off the main lobby.

The Fulton Medical Center continues to unveil outpatient services at its state-of-the-art location, 510 S. Fourth St., as the project nears completion.

The latest equipment to become available is a high-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner. This new MRI can create exceptionally clear images of nearly all parts of the human body.

According to Oswego Health Chief of Radiology Mark Franklin, MD, the 1.5 Tesla MRI unit used at Fulton Medical Center offers radiologists superior patient images.

“The strength of the magnet used to create images enhances the quality of the images I analyze,” Dr. Franklin said. “This MRI unit is among the highest strength MRI scanners available and has the ability to provide images that can lead to an earlier diagnosis of a potential health risk.”

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Oswego Health to hold community events

In upcoming weeks, Oswego Health is holding several informative community programs.

Renante Ignacio M.D, a specialist in hospice, palliative care and geriatric medicine, will be the guest speaker at an Ask the Doctor presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 in the lower level conference room of the Oswego Health Services Center, which is adjacent to Oswego Hospital.

During his presentation, Dr. Ignacio will discuss how to handle end of life care when it arrives unexpectedly, advanced care planning and how to discuss your final wishes with family members.

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