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News and Public Awareness

January 6, 2021

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 an additional device from St. Lawrence County.

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January 5, 2021

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,” according to Rochester Regional President & CEO Eric Bieber. “Rochester Regional and St. Lawrence will work together to… Read More

January 1, 2021

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.