Hospice of Jefferson County

Making Every Day Matter for our Patients and their Families

We continue to care for our patients at home and in our Residence during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, we ask that families and friends work with us by following our new visitor restrictions to help keep everyone healthy and safe.

Residence Visitor Restrictions: Until further notice, all visitors to the Residence are restricted to immediate family only. No more than two (2) visitors per patient at a time will be allowed into the Residence. Please do not enter if you have any signs of fever, cough or any respiratory infec-tion. All visitors will be asked to sign the visitor log at the reception desk upon entering (date and time included.) Also, each visitor will be asked to complete a screening form and submit the form to the nurses' station. No exceptions.

Homecare Patients: To ensure the safety and well-being of our homecare patients and their families, please call the family before visiting and do not visit if you have any signs of fever, cough or any respiratory infectiJefferson Hospiceon.

All restrictions are subject to change. We will continue to care for our patients and monitor this pandemic. If you have any questions, please call Hospice at (315)788-7323. Thank you for helping to keep our com-munity healthy and safe.

Jefferson County Stronger Together

Hospice of Jefferson County is pleased to announce its Jefferson County Stronger Together apparel campaign. Hospice is a proud member of this community. We are strong, compassionate and resilient. When you purchase Stronger Together apparel it benefits Hospice of Jefferson County and honors our County. 

The Hospice Foundation relies on fundraising events and charitable contributions through the sale of this apparel throughout the year to support the Hospice mission to provide expert, compassionate, comprehensive care and services to individuals and their loved ones experiencing life-limiting illness and loss.  

Join us as we unite for we are Stronger Together. 

Order your Jefferson County Stronger Together apparel today. We have t-shirts, polos, sweatshirts, caps and more. Youth sizes available too.

Jefferson County Stronger Together - thank you for Making Every Day Matter for our patients and their loved ones.



Make Every Day Matter, Ask About Hospice!

Knowing you are not alone:

  • Getting control of pain and discomfort
  • Having support around the clock
  • Easing the financial burden of illness
  • Making connections with new friends

Every Moment is to Be Treasured! Every phase of life has its own challenges and rewards. Hospice Care exists to provide support on every level from the moment your illness becomes life limiting.

Hospice is dedicated to providing comfort care and pain control, so that patients and families can experience the full meaning of this phase of life. Hospice provides a team of medical, spiritual, compassionate care in your home or in the Hospice Residence.

Don't wait until it is too late! If you or someone you know is facing a life-limiting illness, you owe it to yourself to consider the Hospice alternative. To learn more, call 315.788.7323.


It is our mission to provide expert, compassionate, comprehensive care and services to individuals and their loved ones experiencing life-limiting illness and loss.

Hospice Memory Tree

With thoughts of keeping everyone safe this holiday season, the Hospice Memory Tree at the Salmon Run Mall will be a virtual tree lighting event this year.  We will light all 8 trees in front of the Hospice Residence on Gotham Street.  You can still donate to honor your loved one by purchasing a light in their memory.  You may also purchase raffle tickets for any one of our lovely baskets, the mountain bike or child's Teddy Bear rocking chair.  

  • Event Date: 11/27- 12/21
  • Hospice Tree Lighting: 12/21/20
  • Raffle Drawing: 12/22/20

  Questions?  Please call (315) 788-7323 and ask for Kathy Arendt

Event Date 11-27-2020
Event End Date 12-22-2020
Individual Price Donation
Hospice Masquerade Ball


Hospice Masquerade Ball
New Date:  April 17, 2021
1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
Clayton, NY
COVID Compliant Event

More information to follow early 2021!

Event Date 04-17-2021
Event End Date 04-17-2021
Individual Price TBD


Jefferson County Stronger Together - Interview with Johnny Spezzano

Consider A Donation

Your support provides help and encouragement to families in need. Please visit our donation page to make a contribution to Hospice.
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What can Hospice Do for You?

Watch these testimonial stories to see how they benefited from hospice.

  • You people are the best of the best.

  • I can't find adequate words to say how wonderful Hospice was to my husband and me. They brightened my day and gave me the courage to meet each day. I learned to lean on and love each and everyone. God bless them all!

  • Everyone on the Hospice team was wonderful. They were gentle, loving and very good with my mother. I learned so much from them.

  • What a great team I had! Everyone I dealt with was very professional.

  • I do not know how I would have handled or survived the care without the help of Hospice. They were there for me at all times.
  • The professionalism, compassion and respect for our child and our family are sincerely appreciated.
  • Your care was excellent. Thank you for all you did for my husband.

  • The whole team was exceptional. We could not have asked for better care for our loved one.

  • I want to thank each and every one of you for your thoughtfulness during this most difficult time. Your services were wonderful and very helpful. My sincere thanks to all of you.
  • Your nurses went over and beyond the call of duty to help us.
  • I can't find the words to say how good the hospice team was, even helping after my wife's death.
  • Words can't express how much I appreciate what all of you did for my husband. You guys just made it work so well.

1398 Gotham St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-788-7323
Fax: 315-788-9653

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