A History of Health Care in Ulster County (On Display in the Archives Gallery)

The year 2020 proved to be a trying time for people all around the world. With the Covid-19 Pandemic wreaking havoc globally, medical professionals in communities large and small stepped up to do their part to mend the sick, curb the spread, and keep their communities as safe and healthy as possible. These brave medical professionals put their own lives at risk to save the lives of countless others, a tradition proudly carried throughout the profession for centuries. But where does Ulster County’s medical history begin?