If you are experiencing signs of a heart attack, stroke, or other serious illness, St. Lawrence Health’s emergency departments are your go-to. Visit your local hospital in Potsdam, Gouverneur, or Massena where our experts are equipped to deal with any medical emergency, day or night - our doors are always open.
If you need medical assistance but are unsure if it calls for a trip to the emergency department or to an urgent care facility, please view the following list for emergency conditions and symptoms. If you have further questions or concerns, please call your primary care physician.
The St. Lawrence Health Emergency Medicine teams provide essential care for people with illnesses and injuries throughout Northern New York. Using the latest technology, we will quickly diagnose, treat, and stabilize our patients.
If your condition, illness, or injury is not an emergency but still requires urgent attention, St. Lawrence Health's Urgent Care locations are here to help. Our expert providers will provide you with the urgent care you need to get you on your way promptly.Find an Urgent Care location Near You
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