Mar 19, 2014 — Supporters of Kinney Nursing home packed into the Gouverneur village board meeting last night. The home has been operating at a loss, and St. Lawrence Health System, which owns it, filed the plan to close the home in late December. The New York State Department of Health is currently reviewing the plan.
Mayor Ron McDougall says people are really worried that the nursing home may close. "The overwhelming majority of people in the room understand it may be slipping away and we want to see what we can do to save the nursing home." Go to full article
Mar 18, 2014 — Kinney Nursing home in Gouverneur may close. The state health department is reviewing a closure plan submitted in late December. If the state approves the plan, then the nursing home could close within 90 days. That doesn't sit well with some Gouverneur residents, who are organizing to try and keep the nursing home open. Go to full article
EJ Noble is allowed to re-start many lab services. Photo: Julie Grant
May 17, 2013 — E. J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur has gotten approval to expand its lab services. The state forced E.J. Noble to close down last fall, after it found safety problems in the lab. Go to full article
Physician Assistant Brittani Bickel, and patient Nancy McIntosh. Photo: Julie Grant
Gouverneur, NY, Oct 31, 2012 — E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur reopened many of its services this week, after the New York State Health Department forced the Hospital to close down last month, saying the laboratory posed an imminent risk to patient health and safety.
Hospital Administrator Charles Canole says the hospital has been fixing the problems. He says it has hired a new medical director and a new lab supervisor. And it has also updated policies and procedures. Go to full article