News And Alerts For FamilyCare Medical Group

Excellence in Healthcare

At the 7th Annual Excellence in Healthcare event FamilyCare Medical Group was awarded the Health Care Facility of the Year award for Onondaga county.

FamilyCare Medical Group office opens in Auburn

On October 11, 2018, Dr. Heather Wasileski and Dr. Gabriel Lurvey held an open house and ribbon cutting at their new location located in the Health Central Building, 37 West Garden St. in Auburn.  The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce and board members toured the new office.  The new location offers easy parking and on-site blood draws and radiology services. To schedule an appointment with this office, you may contact them at (315) 604-4406.


What You Should Know For The 2018-2019 Flu Season

Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu and its potentially serious complications. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated by the end of October.

What is new this flu season?

• Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses
• Any licensed, age-appropriate flu vaccines are recommended
• The nasal spray flu vaccine (LAIV) is again a vaccine option. Ask your health care provider about what vaccine is right for you

Learn more about what’s new for the 2018-2019 flu season.(https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/current.htm)

Fight flu this season by getting your flu vaccine and encouraging others to protect themselves and their loved ones by doing the same. Join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #FightFlu.

Tobacco Health System

FamilyCare Medical group received a stipend from the Central New York Regional Center for Tobacco Health Systems at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center for the implementation of a tobacco health system.

80% by 2018 Colon Rectal Cancer Screening Challenge

FamilyCare Medical Group partnered with the American Cancer Society by taking on the challenge of getting 80% of our patients screened for colon rectal cancer by March of 2018.  Many of our physicians took this as a personal challenge to get their patient screened for colon cancer.  Featured are a few of our physicians who excelled in the challenge.

American Red Cross Recognizes FamilyCare Medical Group

The American Red Cross recognizes FamilyCare Medical for their achievements and support throughout 2017.