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Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

2911 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
P: +1 518-871-1887

Personal Health & Wellness

Residents of Saratoga County take an active part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It is the 5th healthiest county in the state, and number one in the region.

Saratoga County residents are above the national average for:  

  • Residents with health insurance (even before national mandates)
  • Dental visits
  • Having a primary physician
  • Seeking prenatal care
  • Early lead screening in children
  • Early cancer detection
  • Adults engaged in leisure time physical activities

Saratoga County is below the national average for:     

  • Low birthweight babies & infant mortality
  • Residents who smoke cigarettes
  • Children with tooth decay
  • Teen pregnancies
  • Injuries resulting in mortality & hospitalizations
  • Injuries from motor vehicle accidents
  • Adults with diabetes
  • Mortality from strokes
  • Suicides
  • Drug-related hospitalizations

Healthcare Facilities

Saratoga Hospital
  • 207 Beds
  • General Medical & Surgical
  • Over 40,000 Emergency Department patients annually
  • 13,000 annual inpatient & outpatient surgeries
  • 8,500 patients admitted to the hospital annually
  • Top ranking performance for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – US News & World Report
Malta Med Emergent Care
  • Partnership between Albany Medical Center & Saratoga Hospital
  • Helipad & Ambulance Bay
  • Staffed with Albany Medical Center Board Certified Emergency Physicians
  • Lab & Imaging services available
  • Located approximately 3 miles from Luther Forest Technology Park

Ellis Medicine Emergency & Urgent Care

  • Emergent Care
  • Medical Imaging
  • Primary Care
  • Laboratory
  • Specialty Care


There are many hospitals and healthcare facilities in the surrounding area, including Albany Medical Center. Albany Medical Center

  • Trauma Center
  • General Medical & Surgical
  • 649 Beds
  • Highly ranked nationally in Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Urology - US News & World Report
  • Approximately 33,000 patients admitted annually
  • Approximately 27,000 annual inpatient & outpatient surgeries
  • Approximately 70,000 Emergency Department patients annually

Air Quality

  • One of only five counties statewide to receive an “A” by the American Lung Association for Air Quality
  • Low levels of ozone & smog

Data Name Value
Premature Age Adjusted Motality 259
Poor Physical Health Days per Month 3.3
Poor Mental Health Days per Month 3.6
Fair/Poor Health 11.16%
Smokers 15.53%
Obesity 26.40%
Excessive Drinking 22.11%
Diabetes 9.30%
Inactivity 20.10%
Population to Primary Care Physician 1,437:1
Data Name Value
Population < Age 65 Insured 93.40%
Population < Age 65 Uninsured 3.80%

Hospitals

Hospital Name Type Owner ER
Saratoga Hospital Acute Care Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Private Yes
Data Name Value
Drinking Water Violation Yes
Fine Particulate Matter - Average daily PM25 0.0
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