Media Room

The Corporate Communications Department is the community's and news media's link to information about the Bassett Healthcare Network.  Bassett's physicians, advanced practice clinicians and health care professionals can offer expert insight on a variety of health care topics.

If you have questions regarding a news release or wish to arrange an interview with a provider during business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., contact us by phone at 607-547-3914 or email a member of our staff or

After office hours, please call the hospital's main number, 1 (800) BASSETT (1-800-227-7388) and ask to have the Director of Public & Media Relations paged.

To protect the privacy of our patients and their families, Bassett policy requires a staff member from Corporate Communications to accompany all reporters, video crews and photographers visiting any Bassett facility for business purposes.

Press Releases keep you informed of news about Bassett.  You may also want to visit our video library, which contains many stories featuring Bassett's medical experts as well as patients.

Corporate Communications
Public & Media Relations
Bassett Healthcare Network
One Atwell Rd.
c/o Harrison House
Cooperstown, NY 13326

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