Respiratory Care

At Black River Memorial Hospital, our Respiratory Care Department provides testing and treatments to preserve and improve lung function for those with lung disorders.

Our respiratory therapy staff works with a variety of patients, from newborns to the elderly, with breathing problems and/or lung disease.

Better Breathers Support Group

This free support group meets quarterly and allows patients to stay connected with the respiratory team, ask questions and continue to expand their knowledge of their respiratory condition. See our Events and Classes calendar for the next meeting time.

Tobacco Cessation Programs

Black River Memorial Hospital offers a variety of tobacco cessation programs and services. View here.

The BRMH Respiratory Care Department conducts a variety of different diagnostics including:

  • Pulmonary Function Tests (to see how your lungs take in and release air and how well they distribute oxygen into the blood stream)
  • Oximetry Test (commonly used at-home test that provides basic information on how well you are getting oxygen)
  • Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening (a test that detects lung cancer earlier in at-risk patients)


Home Medical Equipment

Our respiratory staff also provides respiratory homecare services and respiratory medical equipment and supplies for home use, including:

  • Oxygen concentrators
  • Portable Oxygen
  • Nebulizers and supplies
  • CPAP/BiPAP with masks and supplies


Online Catalog




Lung Cancer Screenings now available at BRMH

Lung cancer is scary. Not knowing can be scarier. Survival rates are only about 15% but early detection can change that. 

Don't let what you can't see hurt you. Take our online assessment to see if you're at risk for lunch cancer. 

Learn More Here



Kim's Respiratory Care Story


Respiratory Care Center Tour

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