AMC Building Emergency Room Committee

Adirondack Health President and CEO Chandler Ralph says there’s been some progress on plans to coordinate with officials from Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba in the creation of a committee to assist AMC Lake Placid with decisions on scheduling and hours of operation..

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The Hospital hopes to have the committee formed and meeting sometime in September but the timing on any future changes will also requires input from the State’s Health Department. Ralph says they’ve been speaking regularly with officials there and once the agency staff returns from rotating August vacations, She anticipates sitting down with the key people to discuss the concept after Labor Day..   Until any changes are announced, the Lake Placid Emergency Room remains open 24 hours a day..

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