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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Preakness Healthcare Center

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Essential Caregiver Policy

NJ DOH ED 21-001 Visitation Protocols Supplementing Executive Directive No. 20-026 (revised 5/12/2021)
NJ DOH Memo to Facilities (3/22/21)

Preakness Healthcare Center is excited to announce outdoor visitation with our residents. Visits must be scheduled, and are limited to two visitors at a time.

Appointments may be requested by calling 973-585-2145 and leaving a message, or by email to lcorrado@passaiccountynj.org. Please review the full policy below before requesting an appointment. 

Indoor Visitation Policy (Update 7/18/21)
Outdoor Visitation Policy

A Legacy of Caring

Preakness Healthcare Center is licensed as a 406-bed skilled nursing facility that is owned and operated by the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners. Our mission is to provide the finest care to our patients and residents. We offer sub-acute care, physical rehabilitation, long-term care, behavioral management, Ventilator/Respiratory Care Hospice and Palliative Care, and Respite services. Preakness Healthcare Center has been providing high-quality healthcare since 1929. 

Preakness Healthcare offers a wide variety of amenities, including private and semi-private rooms, beautiful courtyards and patios, exercise facility, game room, library, cafeteria, an on-site hair salon, on-site dental services, ophthalmology, hearing care, complimentary Internet and TV access, laundry services, and religious services. Preakness Healthcare offers a myriad of social activities, community trips, concerts, cultural programs, creative arts, and pet therapy. 

Admission Tours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are no set visiting hours, but we ask all visitors to adhere to the Code of Conduct to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all residents and their families. 

Residents seeking long-term care services must meet the criteria for admission to a skilled nursing facility. For information, call (973) 585-2143.

Preakness Healthcare Center has been providing care for close to a century. In addition to Sub-Acute and Long-Term Care, Preakness Healthcare Center is licensed to provide Behavioral management Care to residents who are ventilator dependent. Hospice, Palliative Care, and Respite Services are also offered. 

Levels of Care

  • Sub-Acute
  • Long-Term Care
  • Ventilator/Respiratory Care
  • Behavioral Management
  • Respite
  • Hospice and Palliative Care


  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Wound care and Wound Vac Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Medication Management

Respiratory Care

  • Ventilator/Tracheotomy management and Weaning
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (BIPAP, CPAP), and COPD Management

On-Site Clinical Services

  • Dental
  • Ophthalmology
  • Audiology
  • Podiatry
  • Chiropractic Care