Shortly after the New Year, employees at Carthage Area Hospital had an opportunity to participate in a competitive, 12-week nutritional program called “Commit to be fit.” What was previously known as the “Weigh of Life,” program, “Commit to be fit,” required weekly weigh-ins and offered weekly nutritional classes. Participants who lost the most in total inches and percent weight loss were awarded a cash prize. A total of 403.5 lbs. were lost amongst participants.
For those without health insurance, there will be an opportunity to enroll at Carthage Area Hospital. United Healthcare will be at the hospital on Tuesdays, from 9am-1pm and Fidelis will be set up on Thursdays from 9am-1pm. Enrollment is open to the public.
"It is the policy of Carthage Area Hospital not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran."
Carthage Area Hospital (CAH) was established as a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) rural community hospital in 1965.The facility is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital that serves approximately 83,000 residents living in Jefferson, northern Lewis and southern St. Lawrence Counties.
The Hospital is proud to serve both civilian and military personnel and their families at Fort Drum. Carthage Area Hospital continues efforts to expand and improve needed healthcare services and technologies for our dedicated warriors in the 10th Mountain Division and the Carthage & surrounding communities.
Our motto "The Place for Personal Care," is our committment to the community that we will provide compassionate, personalized, high quality healthcare in partnership with local communities.