Effective at 7PM, 03/17/20, Charlton Urgent Care is closed until further notice. All patients must call the Oxford UCE number prior to arrival: 508-499-1760

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.

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February 27, 2020

How to Treat a Diabetic Foot Ulcer – A Condition Related to 85% of Diabetes-Related Amputations

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), about 15% of patients with diabetes will suffer from a diabetic foot ulcer. Of those, approximately 14 – 24% will require an amputation (accounting for 85% of all diabetes-related ampu... continue »
December 30, 2019

The Top 9 Health Concerns Facing Americans

According to a comprehensive set of data released last year by the Blue Cross Blue Shield, there’s a wide range of health conditions that are negatively impacting the quality of life for adults al lacrosse the United States. Of those conditions, th... continue »
November 1, 2019

Buck the Trend of Gaining Up to 10 Pounds this Holiday Season

Each year, many of us have a conversation with ourselves just before the holidays start. This conversation usually takes place after the first gift basket arrives at the office or one of your neighbors brings over a pie in the flavor of apple, pumpki... continue »
October 30, 2019

Getting a Vasectomy: Real Facts

Whether you and your partner have decided that you’re done having kids, or you’ve decided against having kids altogether, you may decide the most appropriate answer is a vasectomy. In the United States alone, about half a million men will get a v... continue »
September 29, 2019

How is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?

Breast cancer is the leading cancer among women in the United States, the second most common cause of cancer death in women, and the main cause of death in women aged 40 to 59 years.1 Treatment is not straightforward or based on simple decision-makin... continue »
September 26, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE): What You Should Know

Recently*, the 11th human case of EEE was confirmed in Massachusetts, and four people have died of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. This is an increase over past years, and the outbreak is causing concern. Visit our Resource Page on EEE T... continue »
September 4, 2019

Common Flu Vaccine Objections (and their answers)

Flu season is rapidly approaching, and with each year, as providers, we are often faced with many of the same questions about influenza. Therefore, a little refresher for you: The flu is a tricky virus that mutates constantly. This is why you need an... continue »

How Much Sleep Do I Really Need?

An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder. Not getting enough sleep has proven to be detrimental mentally, physically, psychologically, and emotionally. Are you one of them? Do you know how much sleep you should be get... continue »
September 1, 2019

The Stages of Sleep and How to Make the Most of Them

You eat right most days. You try to exercise. However, many people forget the eight hours of shuteye that doctors recommend are vital to your health as well. Often, people will take physicians’ advice seriously when it comes to diet and exercise, b... continue »
August 19, 2019

Diet Plans: Fads vs. Safe Options

There is no shortage of diet plans available, whether a brand like Weight Watchers or an approach like “going Paleo.” How do you know if these plans have any merit or are just passing fads? According to Catherine Page, an outpatient clinical diet... continue »

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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

Effective 3/13/20

- NO VISITORS at all inpatient units
- 1 VISITOR at all outpatient units

Visitors experiencing symptoms of fever or cough, please don’t visit as the flu remains a significant concern and risk to our patients.

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.

Coronavirus Hotline: 508.765.8191

This hotline is intended for questions or concerns related to COVID-19. For all other inquiries, please use our regular number.