Options if Health Services is Closed

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency medical services (EMS) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 401-863-4111 for emergency medical services in case of sudden illness or injury.

Sexual Assault Resources and Options at Brown

Sexual Assault Response Line 401-863-6000

Confidential crisis support and information is available for any Brown student dealing with sexual assault. The on-call counselor is also available to accompany a victim to the hospital. If you are concerned for your safety, the sexual assault response line will give you the option to contact the Department of Public Safety. If you are away from Brown, call 911.

For information on time sensitive decisions and medical options available, please visit Sexual Assault Resources. 

Nursing Advice

Nursing advice is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you have a medical question or are uncertain about the need to see a provider, call 401-863-1330 for advice on what to do.

Psychological Emergency

Call 401-863-3476 and follow the prompts to reach the psychotherapist on call.
In a life-threatening situation, contact EMS at 401-863-4111.

Urgent Care

These services are not covered by your Brown Health Services Fee, but may be covered by your medical insurance. Please inquire at the time of  your visit about health coverage.  We strongly recommend that you call ahead.

East Side Urgent Care
(call for hours)
1195 North Main Street
Providence, RI


East Providence Medical Center
(call for hours)
525 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI


Hospital Emergency Rooms in the Area

Rhode Island Hospital

593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI


The Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI


Women and Infants Hospital
101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI