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Norton Medical Center will, most likely, remain open on Thursday, February 9th.  If the forecast changes for the worse and the practice closes, the doctor-on-call is still available by calling 508-286-5400/01.  The answering service will ask for your name and call back number and the physician will return your call promptly.  The Sturdy Memorial Hospital ER is also an option.  Please call 911 or contact Public Safety at 508-286-3333 for assistance.

Norton Medical Center (NMC), Wheaton’s designated student health clinic, is a private neighborhood facility located on-campus and owned and operated by Sturdy Memorial Hospital Associates. Same day appointments are generally available. Please call for an appointment; NMC is not a walk-in clinic.

Located next to the Bookstore at 14 Taunton Ave.

CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT:  508-286-5400/01

Monday through Thursday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM; 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM; 1:30 - 4 PM

A doctor-on-call is available to address your concerns.  Please call the answering service at 508-286-5400/01, identify yourself as a Wheaton student/Norton Medical Center patient, and ask to speak with the covering physician.

All students regardless of enrollment in a personal or the college sponsored health insurance are eligible to receive care at Norton Medical Center. During the academic year, all student appointments are free of charge regardless of insurance coverage. Labwork, immunizations, and procedures are charged to a student's insurance. Copays are waived; deductibles apply. During the summer months, the visit, labwork, and procedure costs are charged to a student's insurance. For medical advice after hours, a doctor-on-call is available at 508-286-5400 to address your concerns.

For walk-in care, a CVS Minute Clinic is located one block from campus, Tristan Medical Urgent Care (508-824-0243) is located 1.5 miles from campus, Mansfield Health Center (508-339-4144) is located 10 minutes from campus, and Brigham and Women's Urgent Care (508-718-4400) is located 25 minutes away in Foxboro at Patriot Place. Local pharmacies include Walgreens and CVS.

On Thursday and Saturday nights, Wheaton Student First Responders, the WEMS, are on-call through Public Safety (508-286-3333) and will respond to all medical events on-campus.


Local Taxi & Car Services:

Really Robin's Car Service - 508.884.8282

Taunton Checker Cab, Co. - 508.824.5831

Foxboro Taxi - 508.369.9333

Bill's Taxi - 800.437.3844

Great Woods Shuttle - 508.339.8294


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Car-Sharing program on-campus:  www.EnterpriseCarShare.com/Wheaton (registration fee required; provides access to cars parked conveniently in Parking Lot #4 24/7)

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