Health Care and Wellness

A Growing Health Care Hub

Health Care and Wellness

A Growing Health Care Hub

Franklin County’s health care offerings continue to grow and develop, creating a robust community of life sciences operations. The broad Adirondack Health system encompasses Adirondack Medical Center and Tupper Lake Health Center in southern Franklin County, while the Alice Hyde Medical Center serves residents of Malone. These major health care centers offer a diverse array of life sciences jobs, from providing care to conducting research. In addition to these health care organizations, wellness activities including spa retreats and yoga classes are very popular in the Saranac Lake Region.

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Medical Specialties

Local Medical Center Specialties

Adirondack Health offers a wide range of health services, from cancer care to cardiology to mental health support. Alice Hyde Medical Center also offers cancer care, heart health, orthopedics, women’s health and other specialized services. No matter what health care you need, Franklin County has the resources to provide you with the best quality care.

Workforce and Education

Life Sciences Programs Ensure Students’ Success

Paul Smith’s College offers a degree program in biology, a great option for students on the pre-med track. In addition, the psychology major can prepare students for a successful career in mental health services. North Country Community College offers programs in nursing, radiologic technology and health science.

Notable Employers

Abundant health care companies create a strong network of life sciences operations in Franklin County.


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