Walk-In Care

Enjoy your summer,
avoid the Emergency Room

Walk-In Care Closed for the Season

Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Summer Walk-In Care service offers easy and convenient access to medical care for non-life-threatening conditions with no appointment necessary and without the trip to the emergency room. During the busy summer months on Nantucket, our team of board-certified clinicians makes it simple to access care for common conditions and ailments. In 2016, Walk-In Care was open from June 20 – September 5 and treated almost 3,000 patients.

Please note: As an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare, you will need a Mass General Medical Record Number (MRN) prior to receiving any of our services, including Walk-In Care. If you do not already have a number, please kindly call (866) 211-6588 to register in advance of your care.

Walk-In Care is the place to come for treatment of a range of ailments, including:

  • Coughs, colds & viruses
  • Minor scrapes & cuts
  • Sunburns
  • Asthma flares
  • Back pain
  • Illness
  • Rashes
  • Earaches
  • Infections
  • Tick bites
  • Minor bone injuries
  • Slips & falls
  • Muscle pain & sprains
  • Respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Sore throat