Columbia County promotes a healthy lifestyle and boasts a state-of-the-art community hospital and a large selection of health care facilities and practitioners.
Columbia Memorial Health is a state-of-the-art community hospital located in the City of Hudson. It offers emergency, medical-surgical, cardiac, psychiatric and long-term care services. Some of the hospital’s attributes include it’s award winning Family Birth Place, state-of-the-art Bone and Joint Center, and premier Surgical Center. Columbia Memorial Health is one of the area’s largest employers with 1,500 employees on its payroll.
If extensive medical assistance is required, Albany Medical Center is a forty five minute drive from Columbia Memorial and air lifting service is available for emergency situations. 12 additional hospitals are located within 50 miles of Columbia County.
The Columbia County Healthcare Consortium‘s goal is to increase access to quality healthcare through collabortion, education, information and service delivery. This organization offers assistance to individuals and businesses on obtaining health insurance. Its Financial Assistance Funds assist with health-related expenses. It also administers a medical transportation program.