The Urgent Express in Charlton is closed and all patients should visit Oxford Urgent Care to be seen. Please CALL this number prior to arrival: 508-499-1760
Oxford Hours: 8AM-4PM, 7 Days a Week

Coronavirus Hotline: 508.765.8191 (intended for questions or concerns related to COVID-19 only)
Our staff is available from 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, where callers may speak with clinical experts for answers to questions.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates and info View current ER Wait Times

Awards and Recognition

Recent Achievements

  • Twelve consecutive straight “A” letter grades for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group – one of only 59 hospitals in the entire nation
  • Recognized three years in a row for clinical excellence in wound care: Center of Distinction in 2014; Center of Excellence in 2015 and Center of Excellence in 2016
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award – 2016
  • Cancer Center accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons
  • Named a Top Hospital in the Region three years in a row: 2013, 2014 and 2015 – by The Leapfrog Group.
  • State leader in decreased readmissions, 2011-2013
  • Top Performer in Patient Satisfaction and Patient Experience from Healthgrades — one of only four hospital in the state and the only hospital in central Massachusetts to receive both awards, placing us among the top 2%.
  • Ranked #7 out of more than 60 Massachusetts hospitals surveyed by GoLocalWorcester.com
  • Mass Department of Public Health SCORE (Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence) Award for defect-free care
  • A statewide award by an advisory panel to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for the exemplary work of its TB Clinic.
  • Joint Commission Top Improver for CORE Measures
  • Ranking among the top 2 percent of all hospitals in the country for short wait times, according to statistics compiled by an influential healthcare publication.

Among our other nationally-recognized achievements, we are proud to have these valued partnerships and certifications:

Do you have an upcoming appointment? CALL FIRST

If you have an upcoming appointment at any Harrington HealthCare System facility and have the following symptoms, fever, or cough, please call your doctor prior to arriving to your appointment.

Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.

Current Visitor Policy

For the health and safety of our patients and employees, the following policy is in effect as of Monday, March 30

There will be NO visitors allowed in any inpatient or outpatient services (this includes the Emergency Department, Harrington Physician Services offices, and all other Harrington HealthCare Facilities)

Please note that the Main Lobby at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge will be closed at 7pm. All patients who need to enter the hospital after that time should come in through the ED.

The implementation of this policy is in an effort to limit the spread of potential illnesses that could be harmful to you, our patients, community, and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

TELEHEALTH Appointments Now Available

To protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain appointments may now be conducted via TELEHEALTH, a service that allows you to see your doctor from home via a phone call or via a video conference call using your smartphone or computer.

If you are interested in scheduling a TELEHEALTH appointment, please let our office know when you call to make your appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your request if TELEHEALTH is appropriate for the type of care you need.

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