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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

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update from the Medical Center August 12, 2020 The Medical Center can confirm 2 additional cases of COVID-19 on Block Island. The positive individuals were found through asymptomatic testing performed by the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT). As in all...

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COVID-19 Actualización

COVID-19 Actualización

COVID-19 Actualización del Centro Médico 12 de agosto de 2020 El Centro Médico puede confirmar 2 casos adicionales de COVID-19 en Block Island. Las personas positivas fueron encontradas a través de pruebas asintomáticas realizadas por el Equipo de Asistencia Médica...

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


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.