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Block Island Health Services has cared for island residents and visitors with compassion and integrity since 1989. 

The Block Island Medical Center is a licensed ambulatory care facility striving to provide exceptional, patient-centered and evidence-based care in a confidential, respectful and caring environment.
We extend and integrate care through our partnerships with visiting specialists and through a mainland referral network.

The Medical Center exists solely to ensure the health, safety and well being of island residents and visitors.

Recent Medical Center News

C-19 Vaccine Update

C-19 Vaccine Update

Please view an update regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine from Dr. Warcup at the link below: https://youtu.be/aqRlXM8XMPU Dr. Warcup explains that the Medical Center received 70 doses of Moderna vaccine last week designated for Fire, Rescue and Medical personnel. Due to...

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C-19 Update from Dr. Warcup

Please watch the latest video update from Dr. Warcup at the link below: https://youtu.be/VZckkAo4D2E Dr. Warcup notes that the positivity rate in Rhode Island was trending down on Wednesday, from 7.8% the previous week to 6.4%. Distribution of the Moderna vaccine has...

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C-19 Vaccine Update

C-19 Vaccine Update

Please view the video with the latest vaccine information from Dr. Warcup:  https://youtu.be/RbHNbny3Ngo The Medical Center has been approved as a vaccination site and will administer the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. The first round of the Moderna...

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Are We Rural?   Click here for a presentation on Rural Healthcare.

WHAT WE ACCOMPLISH WITH A "CAN DO" ATTITUDE

Block Island is a special place. Special for its pristine beaches and stunning scenery, its salty air and starry nights. And it’s special for its community. Block Islanders have a history of taking care of their home and community.

The Block Island Medical Center has been an indispensable part of sustaining the island as a viable year-round community and an internationally known tourism destination.

 

We have a unique and storied history.

Watch a documentary by Seedworks Films about the history and making of the Block Island Medical Center, from its farmhouse roots to the present day. Yes, with appearances by Mary Donnelly, RN.