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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

Actualización 1 de agosto

Actualización 1 de agosto

Actualización del Centro Médico Block Island 1 de agosto de 2020 El "repunte" de Rhode Island se define en  la última semana, terminando el 29dejulio,  como  7 personas adicionales en el hospital con COVID-19 (total 74) y 3 adicionales en el ventilador (total 6)....

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August 1 Update

August 1 Update

Block Island Medical Center Update August 1, 2020 Rhode Island’s “uptick” was defined in the last week, ending July 29th, as 7 additional people in the hospital with COVID-19 (total 74) and 3 additional on ventilator (total 6). Block Island has had 5 positive test...

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Congratulations Claire!

Congratulations Claire!

We are pleased to announce an addition to the nursing staff at the Medical Center:  Claire McElderry, RN, BSN. Many of you know Claire as a longtime resident of Block Island and may have had the pleasure of meeting her at the Medical Center while she was working...

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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.