This modernized department is comprised of Physical and Occupational Therapies. Patients referred here also have access to vocational rehabilitation. Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania, the healthcare professionals in this department are proficient in treating movement dysfunctions associated with neurological, orthopedic, geriatric and sports related injuries or dysfunctions. This department is well integrated, utilizing a team approach. The dynamic team is comprised of the physician, nursing staff and the rehabilitation specialist and all have one goal in mind: restoring the patient to optimal health.
Punxsutawney Area Hospital is a 49 bed, not-for-profit, health care facility founded in 1888. The organization has undertaken a community health needs assessment as required by the recent passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which requires tax exempt hospitals to conduct needs assessments and development community benefit plans every three years. The needs assessment is a primary tool used by the hospital to determine its community benefit plan which outlines how the hospital will give back to the community...
Punxsutawney Area Hospital is conveniently located approximately three miles north of Punxsutawney, just off Route 36.
From downtown Punxsutawney, simply travel north on Route 36 (Route 36 is Mahoning Street). Look for the hospital sign on the right side of the road about a mile beyond the Country Club.
We are located approximately 16 miles south of Brookville.