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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Designated Stroke Center

Winner of the SCORE (Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence) Award

Harrington was given this award among a select group of healthcare organizations for providing defect-free care to more than 80 percent of stroke patients for a set period.


Harrington’s Webster and Southbridge Emergency Care Centers are Primary Stroke Service Centers, as designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Our nurses and doctors work in collaboration with the UMass Memorial Medical Center Department of Neurology TeleStroke Program, designed to provide 24/7 on-demand emergency neurology consultation to subscriber hospitals in order to improve the care of stroke patients in the community.

The program utilizes two-way, audio-visual teleconferencing technology to allow the assessment and treatment of admitted patients or patients who arrive in our Emergency Rooms with suspected stroke symptoms.

During the video consult, the UMass neurological stroke specialists can see and hear everything at the patient’s bedside, allowing for direct communication with Harrington physicians to evaluate the patient’s condition and provide a collaborative approach to appropriate treatment. The rapid identification and treatment of patients who exhibit signs and symptoms of stroke is critical.

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.

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.