Open and Safe: Service Updates

Health care provider at Cheshire Medical Center

Cheshire Medical Center is open, safe, and here to care for you

At Cheshire Medical Center, we strive to embody excellence in all that we do; our patients' health and safety depend on it. Our ability to prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 crisis demonstrates our dedication to the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff.

During the pandemic, some have delayed seeking medical care. However, it is important you do not delay preventative care or ignore medical problems that need care. Please seek the care you need, when you need it, and catch up on any care you delayed due to the pandemic.

Virtual Visits and telemedicine

All our providers offer convenient appointments in the comfort of your own home. Most prefer to use a smartphone, tablet, or computer to talk with their doctor face-to-face. We even have a support team standing by in case you need help. Learn more about virtual visits.

To find out if a virtual visit is a good way for you to receive the care you need, call your provider's office directly.

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In-person appointments

We are safely seeing patients for all services at Cheshire Medical Center and our satellite facilities. You can request an appointment by calling your provider's office directly.

Do you need a new primary care provider? Learn more and get started today.

What to expect at your in-person appointment

Every person in a Cheshire Medical Center facility must wear a mask, even if fully vaccinated.

All Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health affiliates continue to require mask use inside all facilities at this time, without regard to vaccination status. Our policy will continue to apply to all D-H staff, patients, visitors, and any others entering our facilities. Learn more about masking at Dartmouth-Hitchcock locations.

For the safety of patients and staff during COVID-19, every patient and staff member is screened before entry.  Learn more about COVID-19 entrance screening and visitor policy.

Watch what you can expect when you seek care at our Medical Center:

Urgent Primary Care Visits

Our Urgent Visit providers are ready to help you every day of the year if you need immediate care for a problem that isn't life-threatening. Please call 603-354-5484 before arriving so we can best coordinate your care. We are able to treat some everyday illnesses and injuries via Virtual Visit or telephone.

Cheshire Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open every day of the year. Call 911 in an emergency. 

How to schedule a preventative screening

Keeping up to date with your preventative screenings could save your life! If you know you are due for any of these screenings, make an appointment today. If you aren’t sure, call your primary care team for a recommendation.

Call directly to schedule a:

  • Mammogram: 603-354-6580
  • Colorectal cancer screening: 603-354-5454, ext. 3296
  • PAP: 603-354-6640  

Learn about other preventive screenings and diagnostic tests, such as bone densitometry, that need to be scheduled by your provider.

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COVID-19 Care

If you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 10 days or have symptoms that may be COVID-19, please call ahead if you plan to seek any kind of medical care. This includes coming in for scheduled appointments.

You can reach Cheshire Medical Center at 603-354-5400 if you already have a scheduled appointment. Your provider may schedule a telemedicine virtual visit with you instead. 

To schedule a COVID-19 testing appointment, use the myD-H patient portal via or MyChart app, or call your provider. This test does NOT include a medical evaluation. Read our COVID Testing FAQ before scheduling your test.

For Urgent Primary Care Visits, including urgent virtual visits and possible respiratory evaluation, call 603-354-5484.

For more information, see our COVID-19 Prevention, Exposure, and SymptomsTestingCaring for patients at home and Vaccination pages.

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