UVMHN-Elizabethtown Community Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH) is part of a six-hospital network serving patients and their families in northern New York and Vermont. We have campuses in Elizabethtown and Ticonderoga, and community-based health centers located throughout the region. We’re not just caregivers and staff – we’re your friends and neighbors, offering expertise and compassionate care when and where you need them. We’re dedicated to providing you with the best medical care possible in an environment that supports your health and healing. That’s what we call the heart and science of medicine.
Critical Access Hospital
Elizabethtown Community Hospital is designated as a critical access hospital (CAH) by the federal government. This designation is given to small hospitals located over 35 miles from another hospital. The CAH must have agreements in place with other hospitals that are willing to accept patients requiring additional and immediate care. Those hospitals must trust the abilities and capabilities of the CAH, to effectively manage initial patient care. There are 1,324 CAHs across the United States and 18 of those are in New York state.
There are only five joint Commission-accredited critical access hospitals in New York. Elizabethtown Community Hospital is the only one north of Albany and east of Lake Ontario.
Address: 75 Park Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932