In the Community
for over 85 years
The 39,000 people who live in Essex County enjoy the advantage of having an outstanding, nationally-recognized, community hospital in their region.


Like all hospitals across the nation, Elizabethtown Community Hospital is working to ensure that procedures are in place and refined as necessary so that in the (very unlikely) event that a patient arrives at this hospital with Ebola-like symptoms, staff is prepared to safely care for that patient.

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Monthly specialty clinics allow people to meet with a specialist without the inconvenience and expense of having to travel to Plattsburgh or Saranac Lake. A variety of specialty physicians travel to Elizabethtown to meet with many of their Essex County patients in one day.

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For over 75 years, Elizabethtown Community Hospital has been dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the community it serves. When you make a gift to the Hospital you are investing in the health and wellbeing of your community. Donations are used for renovations and new pieces of equipment to help the Hospital continue to provide a warm and friendly environment for its patients. Your gift can help tremendously in achieving the highest standards of healthcare.

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In Service to the Patient, Community,
and Medicine since 1926


The hospital has been designated as a critical access hospital by the federal government. This 25-bed facility located in the heart of Essex County boasts 194 employees, including 18 medical staff providers, more than 25 courtesy and consulting physicians and a number of volunteers.


Hospital services include: inpatient care, a 24-hour emergency department, specialty clinics, a complete physical and occupational therapy department, on-site laboratory, an all-digital radiology department, chemotherapy treatment, and a cardiac rehabilitation program.


Its emergency department (ED) treats 5,500 patients each year. The staff is accustomed to dealing with a variety of serious situations. In fact, the emergency department handles life-threatening, critical care and trauma on a regular basis... roughly 1,000 per year; 1/3 of which are trauma cases.


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Elizabethtown Community Hospital's primary care network is the county's central source for preventative, primary care. It operates community health centers in Westport, Wilmington and Elizabethtown, offering convenient access to primary care throughout the area. The health center in Elizabethtown also houses the hospital's outpatient physical therapy center.

Elizabeth Community Hospital
75 Park Street
Elizabethtown, New York 12932