Littauer announces Barbara Garrigan, R.N., as Goodwill Award recipient- 4th Quarter 2018

Littauer announces Barbara Garrigan, R.N., as Goodwill Award recipient- 4th Quarter 2018

Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home Announces Goodwill Award Recipient

Barbara Garrigan, R.N. Employee of the 4th Quarter 2018

Littauer 4th quarter 2018 Goodwill Award recipient, Barbara Garrigan, R.N., Staff Nurse Diagnostic Imaging, with Littauer President and CEO Laurence E. Kelly

Gloversville, NY –  Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home congratulates Barbara Garrigan, R.N., Staff Nurse Diagnostic Imaging, for receiving The Goodwill Award-Employee of the 4th Quarter for 2018.

Laurence E. Kelly, President and CEO of NLH, presented Barbara with the award on February 7th at a gathering of her peers. Mr. Kelly noted that she received a record-breaking 26 nominations from her from her co-workers.

Co-workers and patients alike stated Barbara is always kind and generous with her time, professional, caring and most compassionate, with one patient adding, “If Barb is a representation of how all NLH employees care for patients, then NLH has a very good thing going!”

Barbara has worked at NLH & NH since she was 19 years old. She will be celebrating 31 years in April of 2019. Upon receiving the award Barbara stated, “I couldn’t accept this award without including everyone in the department. Thank you for helping me do what I do.”

The mission of The Goodwill Award is to recognize goodwill and promote the “People Caring for People” environment toward co-workers, patients and the community of Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home.

Recipients for the award are nominated by NLH employees, providers or patients and submitted to the Goodwill Committee. The winner is selected in blind format.


About Nathan Littauer Hospital
Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home is an independent, full-service 74-bed acute care hospital system with on-campus dialysis, an 84-bed skilled nursing home and 10 primary care centers serving Upstate New York. Nathan Littauer provides safe, high-quality health and wellness services with a focus on securing appropriate new technologies in a rural setting. The hospital has nearly 1,000 employees covering a 50-mile footprint. Littauer’s medical staff provides well over 130,000 patient encounters each year. As we celebrate our 125th year of service, the hospital has expanded to offer health care that is comprehensive, accessible, and relevant to the needs of the communities we serve. In March of 2019, Nathan Littauer will open a newly built, state-of-the-art Primary Care Center in Broadalbin, NY.  More information can be found by visiting