1/13/21 POTSDAM, NY – The first of St. Lawrence Health System’s (SLHS) COVID-19 vaccination centers has been set up in the Fieldhouse at SUNY Potsdam’s Maxcy Hall, and clinical personnel are anticipating the distribution of the next round of inoculations on Monday, January 18. SLHS is collaborating with SUNY Potsdam, New York State, and St. Lawrence County Board of Health in the initiative to get County residents vaccinated against COVID-19. Along with the Potsdam location, SLHS is working to establish clinics in Gouverneur and Massena. [read more]
1/7/21 POTSDAM, NY – American Board Certified Emergency Medicine Specialist Laura Mulvey, MD, has joined St. Lawrence Health System’s medical staff, and will be practicing at Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Massena Hospital. Dr. Mulvey earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; and received her residency training through Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. [read more]
1/6/21 POTSDAM, NY – St. Lawrence Health System (SLHS) is equipped with a number of Rheonix COVID-19 fast testing equipment to test samples taken from individuals who are suspect of having the disease, and from its own staff members. To date, Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) has four Rheonix devices, and Gouverneur Hospital and Massena Hospital each have one. SLHS has six more devices on order, and will be receiving... [read more]
1/5/21 ROCHESTER and POTSDAM, NY - Rochester Regional Health and St. Lawrence Health System announced today that they have obtained all regulatory approvals and finalized the affiliation between Rochester Regional and Potsdam-based St. Lawrence. “This was a deliberate decision by both health systems as we looked far and wide to find a partner that culturally, financially and clinically complements us,” ... [read more]
Baby New Year - The first New Year’s baby born in St. Lawrence County was Finnian Jack Pierce Havens. He arrived at 5:38am on January 1, 2021 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, and weighed in at 8 pounds, 6.4 ounces. Finnian’s parents are Joshua and Jacqueline Havens of Heuvelton, and he joins four siblings.