Walk-In Care or the Emergency Department?
The medical staff at SMHC Walk-In Care provides non-emergency care, including x-rays and lab work. To help you choose the best option for your situation, below is a list of health issues which are treated at Walk-In Care
Choose Walk-In Care for:
•Allergic reactions, minor (e.g., no difficulty breathing)
•Coughs / congestion
•Cold / sore throat
•Eye infection or ear aches
•Fever or flu-like symptoms
•Minor head injury (without loss of consciousness)
•Minor lacerations (cuts)
•Muscular back pain
•Rash or other skin irritations
•Sprains and strains
Walk-In Care Location
655 Main Street (Route 1)
Open 7 Days - 9 AM to 7 PM
Go to the Emergency Department for:
•Altered mental state (confusion)
•Chest pain / heart attack (see symptoms below)
•Coughing or vomiting blood
•Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
•Poison ingestion or overdose
•Serious or severe injuries or trauma
•Severe vomiting or suspected food poisoning
•Stroke (see symptoms below)
•Suicidal thoughts or feelings
•Weakness, dizziness, fainting, unconsciousness
•When Walk-In Care is closed
In the case of life-threatening emergencies, please call 911 for your nearest local Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Life-threatening conditions include:
Heart Attack - Discomfort in the chest or other areas of the upper body, shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, or lightheadedness.
Stroke - Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms, or legs, especially on one side of the body, sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, sudden severe headache with no known cause.
Sudden Loss of Responsiveness
If you have any questions about the severity of an emergency, call 911. EMS teams can save lives in critical situations.
SMHC Emergency Department Locations
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Biddeford Medical Center
Dorothy Walker Bush Pavilion
1 Medical Center Drive
Sanford Medical Center
25 June Street