Community Health Center of the North Country (CHCNC) has sites located in St. Lawrence, Franklin and Jefferson Counties. Our health centers provide affordable, high quality healthcare to people of any age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, and national origin, regardless of insurance or financial status. Anyone can use our services, but most importantly, we act as a safety net for those without health insurance or for those who are under-insured. If that describes your situation, we offer a Sliding Fee Scale for most of our services based on your family size and income.
Our health centers are always evolving to make sure you are getting the highest quality and most comprehensive healthcare possible. In 2007, our St. Lawrence and Franklin County sites were designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers, which means our health centers meet the highest standards when it comes to quality of care.
On January 1st, 2020, our new Federally Qualified Health Center at 102 Ford Street in Ogdensburg opened to the community offering Primary, Pediatric, Dental, and Behavioral Healthcare services.
Our health centers in Canton, Gouverneur, Malone, and Ogdensburg receive U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funding and have federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
We provide an array of services: Primary and Pediatric Care, Optometry and Optical Services, Dental Care, Physical Therapy, Care Coordination, Health Insurance Enrollment, and Behavioral Health and Substance Use Supports. Services vary by location, so please call today to make an appointment at one of our offices located in Canton, Gouverneur, Malone, Ogdensburg or Watertown, New York.
Our team wants to provide your family with the best experience possible. How can we improve? Contact Ray Babowicz, Director of Communications and Marketing, at email@example.com, or Lyndsay Macagg, Practice Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
**Email is NOT to be used to share or discuss any patients' health concerns, or medications. Please contact our health center by phone to discuss with the appropriate person. Messages are checked only during normal business hours. As always, if experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911 immediately.
We are proud to announce our Federally Qualified Health Centers in Canton, Gouverneur, and Malone have received NCQA Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition.
"NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology, and coordinated care focused on patients," said NCQA President Margaret E. O'Kane. "Recognition shows Community Health Center of the North Country has the tools, systems and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time."
If you have a medical emergency outside of our normal business hours, please call 911. If you have a medical concern that IS NOT an emergency, after hours care with an on-call medical professional is available by calling (315) 386-8191 in Canton, (315) 287-4440 in Gouverneur, (315) 713-9350 in Ogdensburg, and (518) 483-0109 in Malone.