Ph: 401.466.2974 | Fax: 401-466-5476 | DIAL 911 IN AN EMERGENCY

Block Island Medical Center has cared for island residents and visitors with compassion and integrity since 1989. 

The Block Island Medical Center is a Primary Care Facility, providing community health care and is able to handle urgent and emergent needs.  We extend and integrate care through our in-house Providers, partnerships with visiting specialists and through a mainland referral network.

The Block Island Medical Center is here to ensure the health, safety and well being of island residents and visitors.  Please be aware we are an office that sees primary care medical needs.  For after hour needs, it is necessary to call 401-466-3220 to be triaged for further guidance or 911 if you have an emergency. 


Recent Medical Center News

Bus for Vaccine on Mainland

Bus for Vaccine on Mainland

Please spread the word: Big thank you to our colleagues at the Block Island Volunteer Fire and Rescue and the Volunteer Coordinator from DMAT for setting up free transportation to help our Block Island community members get their COVID-19 Vaccines this Saturday...

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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.

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