Pen Bay Healthcare would like to inform the public about which departments are open and which are closed during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

The hospital is always open, including the emergency department and specialists are on call for the holiday weekend. Some individual non-emergency departments are maintaining holiday hours.

The Pen Bay Medical Center pharmacy is open every day, including all holidays, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., to fill prescriptions for Penobscot Bay Medical Center discharged patients and Pen Bay employees.

The office of Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice is closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. Necessary home visits are always made on these days and there is always a nurse on-call for homecare and for hospice.

The outpatient lab at PBMC will be closed on Nov. 25. This is important information for outpatients who have lab tests requiring a blood draw.

The radiology department at PBMC will be closed to routine outpatients Nov. 25, but will be open for emergencies and hospital inpatients.

The following are closed on Thanksgiving Day:

  • Pen Bay Orthopaedics (surgeon is always on-call)
  • Pen Bay Neurology
  • Cancer Care Center
  • PBH Foundation
  • Outpatient Lab
  • Patient Registration
  • Radiology, closed to routine outpatient care; open for emergencies.
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Niles Perkins Health Science Library
  • Pen Bay Surgery
  • Pen Bay Wound Healing Center
  • Outpatient physical and occupational therapy (Pen Bay Physician’s Building, YMCA and Waldoboro locations)]
  • Pen Bay Urology
  • PBMC Gift Shop
  • Pen Bay Internal Medicine
  • Pen Bay Family Medicine

The following are also closed on Nov. 26

  • Pen Bay Orthopaedics (surgeon is always on call)
  • Pen Bay Neurology
  • Cancer Care Center
  • PBH Foundation
  • Niles Perkins Health Science Library
  • Pen Bay Surgery
  • Pen Bay Wound Healing Center
  • Outpatient PT/OT (Pen Bay Physician’s Building, YMCA and Waldoboro locations)
  • Pen Bay Urology
  • Pen Bay Internal Medicine
  • Pen Bay Family Medicine

Knox Center for Long Term Care and Quarry Hill are always open to visitors.

Visiting hours at PBMC: As usual, please call the hospital switchboard at 596-8000 for visiting hours for individual hospital units.