When an individual has any concerns about patient care and safety in our hospital that have not been addressed, we encourage that individual to contact the hospital's management at 315-493-1000 ext. 2425.
The Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) for Carthage Area Hospital & Skilled Nursing Home describes how the organization maintains a program to ensure effective responses to disasters or emergencies affecting the Environment of Care.
The Emergency Management program is designed to address four phases of Emergency management: activities mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery of the environment of Carthage Area Hospital/Skilled Nursing Home, Evans Mills, Adams and Carthage Community Health Center along with several school base clinics throughout Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis County. The program is designed to assure compliance with relevant policies and procedures, codes and regulations while meeting the six critical elements found in the Joint Commission’s Emergency Management Chapter EM.02.02 under Specific Requirements.
In achieving this goal, Environmental Health & Safety plays an active role in providing education, regulatory compliance and the establishment of guidelines for environmental health & safety policies and procedures throughout Carthage Area Hospital.
To provide a safe and healthful work place for all persons who work, study, receive care, or visit Carthage Area Hospital.