Rutland Regional is a Tobacco-Free Organization
Committed to the Health and Safety of Our Employees and Patients
As a healthcare organization, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees and patients. We believe that we have a responsibility to take a leadership role on this major health issue and hope that we can motivate people to take steps to live healthier lives.
Our decision to go tobacco-free is not an attempt to “force” anyone to quit using tobacco products. Rather, the tobacco-free initiative is just one way we demonstrate our ongoing commitment to healthy living.
Hospitals are expected to be healthy environments. For the safety of patients and visitors we have removed all designated smoke areas. Providing a place to use tobacco products doesn’t support our mission to sustain and improve the health of individuals in our communities.
If you are a smoker and wish to become tobacco-free, Rutland Regional offers a variety of resources including in-person support groups and telephone phone support. For more information, visit our Smoking Cessation page.
For more information on Rutland Regional being Tobacco Free, please visit our main website here.
National Reputation for Outstanding Care
As the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont, Rutland Regional has a national reputation for outstanding patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. US News & World Report has recognized Rutland Regional as one of America’s Best Hospitals to receive common care and Healthgrades® named Rutland Regional among the top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety, along with “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Pacemaker Procedures, Prostate Surgery and Total Knee Replacement. Recently designated for a second time, Rutland Regional is a Magnet® hospital, providing the highest level of recognition for quality nursing care.