Can’t wait for an appointment but don’t need the emergency room? Stop by our urgent care facility at Milford Medical Center. Here, you can get fast and convenient walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses. Our facility has imaging capabilities and point-of-care laboratory services, meaning we can do more to diagnose and treat you all in one place. If you do need additional care, St. Joseph Hospital has all the system resources you’ll need.
If you’re experiencing severe injury or illness, please visit our emergency department.
Tick Bites increasing in New Hampshire, health officials say
April 14, 2022
“We’re seeing a gamut of patients coming in with various stages of tick bites – somewhere the ticks are still embedded,” said Dr. James Martin, Medical Director at Urgent Care at Milford Medical Center.
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January 3, 2022
Milford Urgent Care Awarded Runner Up
St. Joseph Hospital’s Milford Urgent Care within Milford Medical Center was awarded runner up for Best Urgent Care by the Nashua Telegraph! Every year, the Nashua Telegraph organizes a reader poll to determine the “best of” winners in thirteen categories, featuring Dining Out, Education, Health, and more.
“On behalf of the staff at Milford Medical Center and Urgent Care, I would like to thank the community for voting us runner up for Best Urgent Care and for trusting us with their care during these challenging times. We look forward to serving the Greater Milford community in the years to come.” – Dr. James Martin, Medical Director of Milford Urgent Care
Along with Urgent Care, the 19,500 square foot outpatient facility houses pediatrics, family medicine, lab, diagnostic imaging capabilities, including general radiology, ultrasound, and 3D mammography. It also holds outpatient physical and occupational therapy, with early and late evening appointments available.
The facility itself initially opened as an Emergency Room over 30 years ago – and was converted into an Urgent Care with additional services for the convenience of people of Milford, NH, and surrounding areas in the Southern NH community. Located on 442 Nashua Street in Milford, NH, hours of operation are currently Sunday – Saturday, 8 am to 8pm. To learn more about it’s services and locations, click here.
November 9, 2021
Should You Go to the ER or Urgent Care? How to Decide.
Written by Michelle Martin for St. Joseph Hospital
Dr. James Martin worked in emergency medicine for 25 years before moving to urgent care. Now Medical Director at St. Joseph Hospital Urgent Care in Milford, NH, he often sees patients who aren’t sure when they should visit an urgent care or make a trip to the emergency department.
He also is seeing more patients who are going to urgent care instead of the ED because they believe their condition can be checked out quickly.
“I’ve been on both sides (emergency medicine and urgent care) and this is becoming more common,” he said. “Patients might come into urgent care saying, ‘I can’t move my right arm,’ but they don’t think it could be a stroke. Or they’ll say they don’t want to go to the emergency department because they are worried about COVID.”
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