The Penn Highlands Healthcare System provides comprehensive integrated health care delivery to the St. Marys region.

Penn Highlands Healthcare System is made up of the following entities, which provide local residents with access to comprehensive acute care, long term care, outpatient and behavioral health services close to home.

Penn Highlands Elk

Penn Highlands Elk has a long history of providing quality care to the region. With campuses in St. Marys and Ridgway, and physician offices in several locations throughout the region, it proudly serves the residents of Elk and Cameron counties.

Penn Highlands Elk Surgery Center

The Penn Highlands Elk Surgery Center includes a highly-trained staff of surgical techs, nurses, certified registered nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists, and surgeons. The staff is dedicated to the work done in the operating room and they follow every protocol to make sure each operation is done safely and provides the best outcome.

QCare – St. Marys

Urgent care is a type of medical care that’s perfect when you can’t get in to see a primary care physician and your condition isn’t serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Penn Highlands offers immediate care for the residents of the St. Marys Area at its QCare walk-in clinic in St. Marys.

Community Nurses, Inc. of Penn Highlands Elk

Community Nurses, Inc. provides home health services, hospice care, home health support services, adult day services, and occupational health care to area residents. Their experienced team of health care professionals deliver a wide range of services in the home, in the workplace, and in the community.

ELCO Housing, Inc. / Elco Glen

Elco Housing was established to provide affordable, safe and comfortable subsidized housing for the elderly. Elco Housing’s primary responsibility is the operations of Elco Glen, a 32-unit housing complex situated on 6 acres of land adjacent to the St. Marys Health Center.

Penn Highlands Elk Pinecrest Manor

Penn Highlands Elk Pinecrest Manor is a licensed 138-bed nursing home conveniently located on the campus of Penn Highlands Elk. Pinecrest Manor offers a wide range of services, including both long-term and short-term care, Memory Care Support for Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Senior Therapy Services, Skilled Nursing Care, the SkilledCareNow telemedicine service, and much more.

Penn Highlands Healthcare System / Auxiliary

The Health System’s Auxiliary was established to develop financial resources for the Health System. The Penn Highlands Healthcare System Auxiliary works on several annual fund raising projects, including the Golf Classic, Gift Shop, ReSale Shop, Thrift Shop, and Memorial and Endowment Funds.