Here's to Your Health

Get affordable healthcare in Canton, Gouverneur, Malone, Ogdensburg and Watertown, NY

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.

We look forward to opening our 5th location at 102 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, in summer 2019!

Community Health Center of the North Country is deemed a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) facility,
and is also a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

People of all backgrounds are welcome at our health center




Sexual Orientation


Marital Status

National Origin

We provide an array of services: Primary and Pediatric care, Optometry, Dental care, Physical Therapy, Health Home Care Coordination, and Substance Abuse Support. Services vary by location, so please call today to make an appointment at one of our offices, located in Canton, Gouverneur, Malone, or Watertown, NY.

We've been offering healthcare services for more than four decades. Our team knows the North Country.

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:, or Natalie Lauraine, Practice Manager, at:

**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) 379-8100 in Canton, (315) 535-1300 in Gouverneur, and (518) 483-2600 in Malone.

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