Emergencies and Urgent Care

In case of a life-threatening emergency

  • Call 911, or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room for immediate medical attention.
  • Notify your Dartmouth-Hitchcock family doctor (primary care provider, or PCP) as soon as possible.

If you suspect a poisoning

For conditions that are not life-threatening

  • Please call your doctor's office. If you need the number, see our Phone Directory. Nurses in your doctor's office can determine the medical urgency of your condition, offer home care advice, or schedule an appointment.
  • During evening and weekend hours, call the main number at your Dartmouth-Hitchcock location to speak with an on-call physician.