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The information on this web site is provided as a service by St. Lawrence Health System for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical care, and medical advice, and services are not being offered. If you have or suspect you have, a health problem, you should consult your physician.

Health information on this website is intended as an informational and educational service. Provision of this information and educational service neither implies nor guarantees that a treatment, procedure, or healthcare service necessarily will be provided in whole or in part. Services are provided by Canton-Potsdam Hospital and/or Gouverneur Hospital at its sole discretion consistent with the highest quality standards including but not limited to safety. For more information about whether a specific service or procedure is offered and/or is right for you, consult your care practitioner.

St. Lawrence Health System's Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Gouverneur Hospital comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of immigration status, race, language, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Gouverneur Hospital do not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click HERE to view a full version of the Nondiscrimination Statement.

If you believe Canton-Potsdam Hospital or Gouverneur Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Director of Patient Experience at 50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY 13676; or Gouverneur Hospital’s Chief Compliance Officer at 77 West Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642 . You may file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at or by mail at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201.