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Current Visitation Policy
In compliance with the NYS Department of Health and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Samaritan locations are under strict visitor restrictions.
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Samaritan Medical Center (Watertown, New York) is a 290-bed not-for-profit community medical center, offering a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. From primary and emergency care to highly specialized medical and surgical services, such as cancer treatment, neonatal intensive care, behavioral health and addiction services, and imaging services, Samaritan Medical Center and its team of healthcare professionals proudly serves the medical needs of our civilian and military community. Quality, compassion and safety are basic principles by which exceptional care is delivered at Samaritan.
In addition to the inpatient and outpatient services available at the main hospital and numerous community clinics and satellite testing centers, Samaritan is recognized as the leader in serving the community’s long-term care needs. Samaritan Keep Home, a 272-bed long-term care facility, and Samaritan Summit Village, a 288-bed long-term care and assisted living facility, have established an exceptional reputation for caring for the senior population in northern New York.
Over 180 physicians in 45 different specialties work together with the 2,400+ employees at Samaritan Health to offer a full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment services for people of all ages. We invite you to explore Samaritan’s commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our civilian and military community, as well as our promise to you: to be here whenever and wherever you need us, and to do so with exceptional care and compassion that you and your family deserve.
January 20, 2023
Samaritan Celebrates November 2022 DAISY®️ and BEE Award Recipients
Watertown, NY – Samaritan Medical Center is pleased to announce its DAISY and BEE Award recipients for November 2022. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses® recognizes exemplary nursing staff, and the BEE Award honors other outstanding staff members who support…
January 10, 2023
Samaritan Benefits from Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s Support to the Graduate Medical Education Program
Samaritan’s Graduate Medical Education program was enhanced after continued advocacy efforts by Congresswoman Stefanik. “The importance of Medicare-funded residency slots to us here in Watertown and across the North Country cannot be understated. Congresswoman Stefanik’s successful efforts advocating to increase…
January 9, 2023
Samaritan Medical Center Announces Change in Emergency Support Persons
Watertown, NY – After careful consideration, and because the COVID-19 hospitalization rates remain stable, Samaritan Medical Center announces an update to the visitation policy for Emergency Department Support Persons. As of Monday, January 9, 2023, Emergency Department patients may designate…
Brain Injury Support Group
Samaritan Medical Center, 830 Washington St, Watertown – NY. Conference Room 2C, 2nd Floor.
Samaritan Medical Center is pleased to offer a monthly Brain Injury Support Group for survivors of sudden brain injuries and their families and caregivers. This group provides social support for those recovering from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumor,…
Breastfeeding Basics & Caring for New Families
Online – via Zoom
Breastfeeding Basics Everyone needs help and support as a new breastfeeding parent. Learn about breastfeeding before your baby is born. The class is taught by a Registered Nurse and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Caring for a New Family You’ve…
One Night, One Diamond
The Commons, on Fort Drum
The 21st Annual One Night One Diamond event will be held at The Commons on Fort Drum, and it is back to in-person attendance. Click here for more details: One Night, One Diamond – Samaritan Health