The only hospital in Putnam County, Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) is a 164-bed, acute care hospital offering medical, surgical, psychiatric and 24/7 emergency services. Serving the needs of Putnam, northern Westchester and southern Dutchess counties, our award-winning hospital, in Carmel, NY.
There are 38,000 residents that reside in the Town of Carmel. The Town also includes three hamlets, Carmel, Mahopac and Mahopac Falls, all located within Putnam County. In addition to being part of the Hudson Valley Region, the Town of Carmel holds many beautiful parks and lakes, including Sycamore Park, and Chamber Park which is located near the shores of Lake Mahopac, and ten miles of the North County Trailway which sits on parts of the “Old Put” railroad.
Whether your interests lay in nature, sports, history or cultural events, Putnam County has something for everyone. Rolling Hills, lush green meadows, sparkling lakes, reservoirs, and ponds offer the visitor year-round activities. Opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, and camping as well as kayaking and golf await you. Perhaps skiing and snowboarding during winter months are your thinking. If you enjoy browsing for antiques along quaint village streets, visiting historic sites or an evening of Shakespeare you can do all that and more with a dramatic view of the Hudson River as a backdrop.