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Free Seminar on Healthcare While on Vacation & When To Go To The Emergency Room

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Franciscan Companies, an affiliate of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, will host a free informational session on Healthcare While on Vacation and When To Go To The Emergency Room on Wednesday, Mar. 19, at 3:30 p.m. at the Healthy You Wellness Center at Kinney Drugs, located at 104 Lafayette Road, Syracuse.

Joseph Nicoletti, RN, RRT, will describe how people should prepare for travel if they have medical conditions and health concerns. He will explain the best way to feel safe and enjoy vacation despite possible limitations. This is the public’s chance to speak one-on-one with an experienced medical professional about a variety of issues – with no appointment needed!

The Healthy You Wellness Center is a partnership between Pulmonary Health Physicians, PC, Franciscan Companies and Kinney Drugs. It is staffed by specialists from Pulmonary Health PC and is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30-8 p.m. Patients can walk-in if they have symptoms relating to the common cold, asthma, COPD, emphysema, bronchitis, cough, flu, allergies and sinus infections.

About Franciscan Companies

With services covering 17 counties in Upstate New York and three counties in Pennsylvania, Franciscan Companies is a member of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center system. It provides a variety of health-related products, services and programs to patients and consumers throughout the area, including medical equipment, respiratory therapy, sleep disorder treatments, home care services, wellness programs, Lifeline medical alert, medication dispensers, telemonitoring, and more.