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Joint Orientation

Joint Orientation

Community Memorial Joint Orientation

In accordance with state and local distancing guidelines, and out of an abundance of caution for our patients, physicians, and staff, our in-person classes and support groups have been suspended until further notice.

Before surgery, joint replacement patients attend a free, comprehensive pre-surgery orientation led by your Community Memorial health care team. The perspective and advice shared includes what to wear after surgery, how to prepare your home for the recovery process, sample exercises, how to care for your new joint and what equipment or supplies you might need. Patients who attend Joint Orientation prior to surgery typically have a better experience and recovery.

Free parking is available on the campus of Community Memorial.

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Community Memorial Hospital
Former Skilled Nursing Wing
150 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

Contact Us

Call (315) 315-824-6125 or email KCoates@cmhhamilton.com for more information about Joint Orientation.

Updated Visiting Hours: Effective Wednesday March 23, 2022

Visiting Hours: 1pm - 7pm daily

*These hours are subject to change

Each patient will be allowed the following:

  • Emergency Department & Inpatient: 4 visitors per day, 2 at a time
  • Ambulatory Surgery: 1 visitor per day

All visitors must undergo screening and wear a mask at all times. Visitors must be 12 years old or older.  If you have any questions or concerns please call Administration at (315)824-6082