Please be mindful and follow the same rules and regulations with our employee shuttle buses that you would with a school bus.
Remember that passing a shuttle bus that is unloading is not permitted, be mindful of vehicles entering the lot, coming up the main isle and approaching the entrance from the left and right, yield to buses exiting the lot and do not run along the bus or pound on the side to get the driver's attention.
Guthrie Cancer Center in Sayre will be hosting a bake sale and quilt raffle on Friday, Oct. 26 outside the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quit is currently on display in the Cancer Center and pictured below. All proceeds benefit the annual Survivors Day Picnic in Waverly, N.Y. This picnic is held to honor cancer survivors who have been patients at the Sayre center.
All staff must receive flu shots by Dec. 1. Guthrie believes that our patients have the right to assume that health care personnel will take all reasonable measures to reduce and avoid transmission of preventable diseases, including influenza. Therefore, all employees, medical staff members, students and volunteers must have seasonal influenza vaccine.
The pharmacy department at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital was recently granted an eight-year accreditation status for their Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Accreditation was granted based on the results of a survey done by ASHP this March.
The survey is composed of six rigorous standards of pharmacy practice that includes clinical services, education, promoting safe medication use and pharmacy operations. Very few programs are granted the maximum eight-year accreditation status.
Staff are encouraged to join Guthrie’s observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are wearing pink on Oct. 19, snap a photo of you or your team with a camera or smart phone. Add your photos to the One Guthrie group on Workplace or email them to Corporate_Communications@guthrie.org to be included in a photo album on the Guthrie Facebook page.
On Oct. 13, Guthrie celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special Ladies Day Out. The free event featured representatives from several Guthrie programs, community organizations and local vendors. Activities included an “Ask the Expert” area with important information about breast health, mammograms, free lung screenings, free flu shots and water testing. Participants were also treated to refreshments and prizes. Thank you to all the Guthrie providers and staff who participated in this event!