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The Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute Care

In An Emergency, Dial 911 Immediately

The Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute Care


242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
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(978) 632-3420

If you have any of the following symptoms, dial 911, and seek medical attention immediately:

  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Severe Burns
  • Sudden Slurred Speech
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding

CLICK HERE: Visitation Guidance   

Emergency Department Screening Notice
New Safety Protocol

  • All Patients entering the Emergency Departments will be Screened via a security wand
  • Patients entering the ED Treatment area will be provided a gown and personal items will be placed in a safe place
  • Temporarily Visitation is Suspended in the Emergency Department (exceptions include caregivers, parents of minors, also subject to screening) Restricted Visitation will continue until more permanent safety infrastructure is in place.

Click here for more information.

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