MIT Medical does not provide emergency care.
For life-threatening situations or mental health emergencies, call 911 (or, if you are on campus, 617-253-1212).
When do I need to call 911?
Life-threatening emergencies include:
- Alcohol poisoning
- Chest pain
- Uncontrollable bleeding
- Serious injuries or burns
Medical advice 24 hours a day
If you have an urgent medical problem (such as a high fever, earache, or sprain) or an urgent mental health problem, or if you don’t know whether or not you should seek medical attention, call 617-253-1311, day or night, for medical advice. You’ll speak to a triage nurse who may direct you to a hospital emergency room or to MIT Medical’s Urgent Care Service. MEMBERS OF THE MIT COMMUNITY ONLY: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough, fatigue, or shortness of breath, call MIT Medical’s COVID-19 hotline at 617-253-4865.