American Hospital Association recognizes Lewis County General Hospital for 75 years in AHA

Lewis County General Hospital sign above entrance

In 1948 President Truman signed an Executive Order ending racial segregation in the United States Armed Forces. It was the year the State of Israel was created, Congress ratified the Marshall Plan approving $17 billion in European aid, and the Summer Olympics were held in London.

That long ago time was also the year that Lewis County General Hospital, located in rural upstate New York, became a member of the American Hospital Association.

AHA recently honored Lewis County General Hospital for 75 years of membership and for its continued commitment to serving their patients and communities.

Lewis County General Hospital is a full-service 25-bed critical access hospital, part of the Lewis County Health System. The hospital shares its main campus with Lewis County Hospice, a certified home health agency, primary and specialty care clinics, and a 160-bed residential healthcare facility.

In 2022, Lewis County Health System broke ground on a 32-million-dollar capital project that includes a new two-story surgical pavilion and the modernization of the medical-surgical and CCU units at Lewis County General Hospital.

The project is the most comprehensive modernization of Lewis County General Hospital since it opened to meet the health care needs of the Lewis County community in 1931.

Congratulations to Lewis County General Hospital for three-quarters of a century of AHA membership and for its proud record of excellence in patient care.

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