There are two hospitals serving the Poughkeepsie area.  Saint Francis Hospital is the region's only level two trauma center and is located on North Road near Marist College on the border of the city and town of Poughkeepsie.  Turn onto Marist Drive off Route 9, opposite the south entrance to the college, and bear right.  The entrance to Saint Francis is on your left.  Vassar Brothers Medical Center is located on Reade Place, just off Route 9 in the city of Poughkeepsie.  Take the Columbia Street exit off Route 9, then turn right onto Columbia.  The parking garage for the hospital is on your right.