Health and Wellness

St. Lawrence Health offers quality health care to Potsdam and the surrounding communities. Its mission is to improve health and to expand access through coordination and integration of services. Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, and Massena Hospital operate under the umbrella of St. Lawrence Health System.  St. Lawrence Health System (SLH) became an affiliate of Rochester Regional Health (RRH) in January 2021. RRH is an internationally recognized integrated health services organization, and its industry distinctions include year-after-year Healthgrades awards, America’s 50 Best HospitalsTM, multiple Magnet® Awards for nursing excellence, and the greatest number of Beacon Awards for Excellence of any hospital system in the nation.

Hospital Locations

Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) is a not-for-profit community hospital in Potsdam, NY. Its core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care are supplemented by outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Massena, Norfolk, Norwood, and Potsdam. Canton-Potsdam Hospital provides high-quality care in over 40 specialties, including a robust orthopedic surgery and sports medicine program, and the Center for Cancer Care.

Gouverneur Hospital (GH), located in its namesake city in Northern New York, is a not-for-profit critical access hospital founded in 2013. Services include inpatient detox, substance use disorder rehabilitation, emergency care, imaging and EKGs, physical rehabilitation, and respiratory therapy.

Massena Hospital (MH) is a 25-bed community hospital in Massena, NY. MH provides inpatient medical and surgical services, in addition to emergency care. Nutritional counseling, respiratory care, and inpatient physical and speech therapies are also offered at the main campus. Numerous outreach primary and specialty care centers offer the community cardiology, infusion, nephrology, neurology, OB/GYN and women’s health, physical rehabilitation, pediatrics, and surgical care.