SMMC Walk-In Care versus the Emergency Department
The medical staff at SMMC Walk-In Care provides non-emergency care, including x-rays and lab work. To help you choose the best option for your situation, below is a list of health issues which are treated at SMMC Walk-In Care as well as a list of life-threatening emergencies where Emergency Department care is required.
SMMC Walk-In Care (non-emergency care)
Open 7 Days - Noon to 8 PM
655 Main Street, Route 1, Saco
SMMC Emergency Department
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Dorothy Walker Bush Pavilion
One Medical Center Drive, Biddeford
In the case of life-threatening emergencies, please call 911 for your nearest local Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Life-threatening conditions include:
Heart Attack - Discomfort in the chest or other areas of the upper body, shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, or lightheadedness.
Stroke - Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms, or legs, especially on one side of the body, sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, sudden severe headache with no known cause.
Sudden Loss of Responsiveness
If you have any questions about the severity of an emergency, call 911. EMS teams can save lives in critical situations.