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.
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
Risk factors:o Being oldero Having a family history of ovarian cancero Taking hormone replacement therapy after menopauseo Using fertility drugso Having increased blood levels of cancer antigen 125o Being obeseo Having certain hereditary conditions (such as hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, also called Lynch Syndrome)Read More
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/
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 eyesSneezingItchy, runny noseRashesFeeling tired or illHives (a rash with raised red patches)
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.
September is Emergency Preparedness Month
Put Together an Emergency Supply KitSet 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 ...
September is ...
Childhood Cancer Awareness MonthCureSearch for Children’s Cancer www.curesearch.org
Fruit and Veggies—More Matters MonthProduce for Better Health FoundationCenters for Disease Control and Preventionwww.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org
Healthy Aging®MonthEducational Television Network, Inc.www.healthyaging.net/events.htm
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness MonthLeukemia & Lymphoma Societywww.lls.org
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) 535-8631Cayuga Medical Pathology / Lab Director - Call (607) 535-8607Cayuga Heart Insitute - Call (607) 269-0100Surgical Associates of Ithaca - Call (607) 273-3161Oncology Services of Cayuga Medical Assoc. - Call (607) 272-5414 - NEW! July 30, 2014Or email
Lab Tests OnLine
Seneca View Standard Newsletter August-Sept. 2014
Life Cycles & Club Vintage Newsletter Summer 2014
Community Service Plan 2013
Community Report for 2013