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Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

About Us

St. Joseph Hospital is a regional, full-service healthcare system serving the Greater Nashua area, western New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts. We are building on a century of service to meet the growing needs of our community through innovation, leading-edge technology, and the highest-quality medical care, our tradition since 1908. Our medical staff, employees, and volunteers are recognized among the very best by all the standard quality measures and by those who count the most - our patients.

On the main campus, St. Joseph Hospital, is leading the way in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Our 208-bed facility combines the latest technologies with personalized medicine. Here's just some of what puts us on the leading edge:

  • Round-the-clock emergency and trauma services
  • Comprehensive, specialized treatment and preventive services at the Cardiovascular and Diabetes Center, Breast Care Center, and the Cancer Center at St. Joseph Hospital.
  • A DNV-accredited stroke program within our acute inpatient Rehabilitation Center.
  • Labor and delivery services voted among the best in the nation by our patients at the Childbirth Center.
  • An extensive dedicated physician network of primary care and specialty care providers, including partnerships with the
    New England Heart & Vascular Institute, Lahey Health, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and more.


Hospital Hours

Hospital and Emergency Department are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Traditional visiting hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Quiet hours begin at 8:00 p.m. St. Joseph Hospital adopts a patient and family-centered environment with open visiting hours. Visitors to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are at the discretion of the nurse. It is best to check the hours before arriving. Please note that visitors arriving after 8:00 p.m. are requested to enter through the Emergency Department doors and check in with communications.

Department Directory

A full contact listing of our departments.

History, Mission and Core Values

We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

Covenant Health

St. Joseph Hospital is a member of Covenant Health. Covenant Health is a values-based, Catholic not-for-profit healthcare system.

Annual Report

Our passion for caring has fueled health initiatives in several categories.

Community Benefits Report

St. Joseph Hospital is committed to improving the health of the residents of Greater Nashua.


Get directions to our main campus.

Exceptional Happens Here

Listen, read or submit an exceptional story about St. Joseph Hospital.

Patient and Family Advisory Council

Learn more about our Family Advisory Council and upcoming projects.

DNV GL- Healthcare Accreditation

DNV has a worldwide reputation for quality and integrity in certification, standards development and risk management.