Rome has access to the best health care and medical treatment in central New York. Rome Hospital is a full- service facility that provides general medical/surgical service, outpatient care, and educational services at the hospital as well as at numerous off-site facilities.
Rome has a full spectrum of specialists in addition to quality laboratory, dental and orthodontic, chiropractic, counseling and mental health services. There is also an excellent network for referrals to specialists from surrounding medical communities, some of whom offer part-time office hours in Rome.
Rome has had the vision to provide for the needs of an aging population, as well. In addition to Rome Hospital's full-time skilled nursing facility, there are a variety of residential health care and nursing homes in the community that provide skilled nursing care, medical and therapeutic services, social, recreational and activity programs. Community senior centers provide health, educational, and nutritional programs in addition to social opportunities. Outreach programs through the Senior Citizens Council address the needs of homebound elderly.