Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center
Population: 5,774 :: Service Area: 41,180
Located about 50 miles from Johnstown and 30 miles from Cumberland, MD, Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center offers a variety of services to local communities. As a Conemaugh Health System hospital, Conemaugh Meyersdale strives for Excellence. Every Patient. Every Time. through its CARING values, focusing on Compassion, Always Putting the Patient First, Respect, Innovation, No Excuses and Great Attitude.
Established in 1952, Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center serves a rural area in southwestern Pennsylvania's historic Somerset County. The 20-bed facility provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services including emergency care, family and primary care, radiology services including mobile MRI and CT scans, pathology, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, ultrasound, swing beds, wound care and a sleep disorders center. Weekly clinic specialty services provided through Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center include cardiology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology and podiatry. Designated as a critical access hospital by the State of Pennsylvania, Conemaugh Meyersdale provides much-needed access to healthcare for residents in rural southern Somerset County.
Meyersdale offers safe neighborhoods and historic buildings that maintain and promote the area's heritage. Meyersdale is noted for its rich maple syrup production and home to the annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival. A large Amish community and historic churches make this town unique while emphasizing the importance of community and family. Beauteous mountains allow for the creation of electricity through large wind turbines. Area attractions include Mt. Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania, High Point Lake, Flight 93 Memorial, Quecreek Mine, where the "Nine for Nine" coal miners were rescued, and Fallingwater, a special house built over a waterfall by America's most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Meyersdale is home of the Allegheny Highlands Trail, a 50-mile hiking and biking trail that draws visitors from across the country and throughout the world to take in the scenic vistas offered by the former Western Maryland Railway. The railroad located east and west of the town were utilized to ship coal from the nearby Shaw Mines, which is still mined today. Four-season recreation is plentiful with outdoor opportunities include whitewater rafting, boating, trout fishing, skiing and hunting, and ski resorts including Seven Springs and Hidden Valley. Festivals and community gatherings, such as the Somerset County Fair, bring residents and visitors together throughout the year.