St. Joseph’s website is intended to provide information about our programs and services as well as general health-related information. It is not intended to be the source of specific healthcare advice.

All visitors to this site are advised to consult with their own physician regarding their specific healthcare questions and concerns, and to discuss any information provided through this site with their physician before taking any action with regard to their own healthcare needs.


St. Joseph’s respects the privacy of our users. By accessing our web site and entering information into any of our form pages, you are agreeing to and accepting this Privacy Policy as well as the terms of use or other end-user agreements for our site.

  • We will not distribute information that identifies you individually or reveals your identity (“identifying information”) to any organization outside of the St. Joseph’s system.
  • We will not make identifying information available publicly without the prior written or electronic consent of the individual identified.
  • We may collect and use information about you and your use of the St. Joseph’s site, including identifying information, for our own internal purposes such as analyzing usage of the web site for improvement purposes.
  • St. Joseph’s may send users, via email or other means, information relating to our site and/or information on special events, new programs or services and/or promotions from our partners/colleagues. The information described in these messages is intended to be of high interest or value to our users. To choose not to receive such messages, or any other future emails simply choose “no” to receive future St. Joseph’s mailings on our form page(s), otherwise your electronic approval will qualify as your consent for this purpose.
  • If you make a purchase by credit card or otherwise provide your credit card information, the relevant data will be transmitted to St. Joseph’s vendor providing such payment processing services.
  • St. Joseph’s may use other companies/outside agencies to perform certain functions for us. These functions might include, for example, processing credit card payments, providing customer service and sending email. These other companies/outside agencies may have access to customer information (such as identifying information) needed to perform their functions, but they are not authorized to use it for any other purposes. In addition, we may share information with other affiliated companies and joint ventures, for example, but we ask those companies to honor the standards of this Privacy Policy.

In order to provide our users with a more complete understanding of how the St. Joseph’s website collects and uses information from our users, we have provided the following information:


The St. Joseph’s site may log IP addresses for systems administration, diagnostic, and site tracking purposes. The St. Joseph’s site does not link IP addresses to information identifying users individually.


The St. Joseph’s site may use files called “cookies” to store usernames, passwords and other user preferences so that users don’t have to re-enter this information each time they use our site.


St. Joseph’s may amend this policy from time to time without direct notice to you. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will post an announcement on the website. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us.

Please read this agreement entirely and carefully before using St. Joseph’s website. By accessing this site, you agree to the following terms of use.


St. Joseph’s website, located a www.sjhsyr.org, is not engaged in the practice of medicine. Any information and advice on this site is given on a generalized, generic basis, and is not specific to any individual patient’s condition. Use of this website is helpful in making sure you are informed about healthcare issues and services provided by St. Joseph’s. However, online health services and health information content cannot replace a health professional-patient relationship, and you should always consult with a professional for diagnosis and treatment of your specific health problems. You should not disregard any advice or treatment from such professionals based on your interpretation of what you may read on this Web site.


You understand and agree that because St. Joseph’s website services are available free of charge to the general public St. Joseph’s will not be liable to you for any damages you may incur resulting from your use of the website or any other websites whose links are on sjhsyr.org. Your use of the website services and third-party websites is solely at your own risk.


You agree not to use this service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. St. Joseph’s reserves the right to deny access to any part of this service at its sole discretion. You are personally responsible for the material that you send.


All trademark, logo or copyrighted material contained within these pages is the sole property of St. Joseph’s. Any reproduction or redistribution of this material beyond personal use is prohibited without the express written consent of St. Joseph’s Community Relations Department. Any reproduction of illustrations or photographs appearing on these pages beyond personal use is strictly prohibited, unless prior written authorization is obtained from St. Joseph’s Community Relations Department. To contact Community Relations, call (315) 703-2140 or email community.relations@sjhsyr.org.


St. Joseph’s makes links available to other internet sites that may have information of a general interest. We attempt to select third parties that are good sources of additional information and are reputable; however, St. Joseph’s Hospital does not endorse them. Please note that your use of other websites is at your own risk.

St. Joseph’s currently offers a comprehensive, credible source of health information provided by KRAMES STAYWELL. For over three decades, Krames Patient Education has been the recognized leader in delivering patient education and consumer health solutions at the point-of-care. KRAMES STAYWELL does not assume any operational or legal responsibility for content or operation of other sites to which it links. Using other sites may involve risks, responsibilities and expectations different than those provided by St. Joseph’s.


St. Joseph’s does not make any information gathered from this website available to any other group, company, organization or individuals. Any information gathered may be used solely by St. Joseph’s as a means of communicating events and services provided through, or in cooperation with, St. Joseph’s. For more information please refer to our Privacy Policy.


If you have comments or suggestions regarding this information, please contact us.


St. Joseph’s College of Nursing at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center does not discriminate in the administration of educational policies or programs, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs. The College’s non-discrimination policy is inclusive of, but not limited to, race, age, color, national or ethnic origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran/military status, religion, disability, or political ideology.