Bates Health Services

Access to Medical Care for Summer Residents

While the Bates Health Services office will be closed during the summer, the partnership between CMMC and BHS is an essential connection to high-quality medical care for students.

Students living on campus can access medical care at the Central Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency at 76 High Street in Lewiston. Appointments can be made by calling 207-795-2800. Appointments can be made for ongoing medical needs or acute care.

Dr. Picard, Dr. Walls, Dr. Nadkarni, Dr. Collins, Dr. Decker, and Connor Farago (RN) will be at CMMC for continuity of care. Your insurance will be billed for medical care visits.

Outside of business hours, or for more urgent medical needs, students can access medical care at the CMMC Emergency Department at 300 Main Street in Lewiston, or Maine Urgent Care at 685 Sabattus Street in Lewiston.

For non-urgent medical questions or needs, all students can email Bates Health Services at The inbox will be monitored periodically throughout the summer.

Please see additional information about accessing medical services here and COVID-19 testing here.

Scheduling an Appointment or Contacting Health Services

Bates Health Services opens for the 2022-2023 Academic Year on August 22nd. BHS is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To make an appointment, please call Health Services at 207-786-6199 or email

Bates recognizes that health significantly influences a student’s ability to participate fully in the life of the college. Health Services strives to enhance each student’s well-being by providing comprehensive confidential health care, and encouraging informed participation in all health-related decisions.

Bates has an established relationship with Central Maine Medical Center to provide expertise and care for students. CMMC is a recognized health care leader in Western and Central Maine, giving Bates students 24/7 access to complete medical care.

The Health Services staff includes physicians, medical residents, registered nurses, a patient services representative, and support staff.

Masks Required at BHS

As BHS is a healthcare facility, face coverings will continue to be required upon entry. Please wear your face covering for the duration of your time in Health Services.