History of Caring

November 1983

Concerned Fulton County citizens explore hospice concept

September 1984

First issue of Chrysalis published

January 1986

Application for construction & establishment of a hospice submitted to DOH

June 1987

DOH accepts the application for Hospice of Fulton County

September 1987

Official name changed to “Hospice of Fulton County Inc.”

June 1987

Nancy Dowd elected Executive Director & offices established at 58 North Main Street

April 1988

First patient accepted into Hospice of Fulton County

February 1990

Hospice of Fulton County moves to 34 West Fulton Street

November 1990

Permission received from DOH to expand service area to include Hamilton, Saratoga & Montgomery Counties

July 1991

DOH approves name change to Mountain Valley Hospice (MVH)

April 2000

MVH moves to 73 North Main Street

April 2001

Discussions begin regarding new hospice residence & office facility

March 2003

MVH begins capital campaign

October 2003

MVH submits ‘Certificate of Need Application’ to DOH for an eight-bed hospice residence

February 1990

Hospice of Fulton County moves to 34 West Fulton Street

November 1990

Permission received from DOH to expand service area to include Hamilton, Saratoga & Montgomery Counties

July 1991

DOH approves name change to Mountain Valley Hospice (MVH)

April 2000

MVH moves to 73 North Main Street

April 2001

Discussions begin regarding new hospice residence & office facility

March 2003

MVH begins capital campaign

October 2003

MVH submits ‘Certificate of Need Application’ to DOH for an eight-bed hospice residence