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St. Claire opened its doors on July 1, 1963, as a general acute care hospital with 41 beds, 9 nurses and 6 physicians representing 3 medical specialties (General Practice, Surgery and Internal Medicine).

Today, St. Claire is much more than just a hospital, it’s an integrated healthcare system known as St. Claire HealthCare.

St. Claire HealthCare is the largest employer in the region; with over 1,200 staff members, including a growing medical staff of more than 125 physicians and nearly 70 advanced practice professionals representing more than 30 medical specialties. It includes the largest rural hospital in Northeastern Kentucky with 159 beds, seven primary care locations, located within five counties, a multi-specialty medical pavilion, an urgent care center, outpatient center, homecare services, and operates retail services including family medical supply, pharmacy, and aesthetics.

All St. Claire HealthCare services are accredited by the Joint Commission.

St. Claire HealthCare is a not-for-profit health system sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame - United States.