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6 Payne Road | Block Island, RI 02807

(401) 466-2974

Block Island Health Services is a Primary Care Facility providing community health care, able to handle urgent and emergent needs.

Through our in-house providers, partnerships with visiting specialists, and a mainland referral network, BIHS helps ensure the health, safety, and well-being of island residents and visitors.


Block Island Health Services is open for appointments:


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Please be aware that we are first and foremost a primary care facility. During regular business hours, please call for an appointment.

For after-hour needs, please call (401) 466-3220 to be triaged for further guidance.

Call 911 for all emergencies. 

Medical Center News

Healthy Living


Exciting progress on the BIHS campus!!

The residence building is moving along FAST and the living room and kitchen are being built out.

The basement waiting room, physical therapy space, and dental suites are taking form.

The interior renovations to the medical center treatment areas are underway.

THANK YOU for your support of this transformative project!


Block Island is a special place to many. 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.

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


Visiting Residents and Students

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.

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In accordance with DOH requirements for healthcare facilities to post vaccination status, 100% of BIHS staff members are fully vaccinated.  (8/31/21)