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

The hospital is always open, including the emergency department. Specialists are on call over holiday weekends. Some individual non-emergency departments are maintaining holiday hours. This information is also available online at penbayhealthcare.org/news

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

The office of Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice is closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 31. Necessary home visits are always made on these days and there is always a nurse on-call for homecare and for hospice 24/7.

The outpatient lab at PBMC will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 31. 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 Friday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 31, but will be open for emergencies and hospital inpatients.

Closed Thursday, Dec. 23:

  • Cancer Care Center
  • Niles Perkins Health Science Library (closed through Dec. 28)

Closed Friday, Dec. 24:

  • Pen Bay Orthopaedics (surgeon is always on call)
  • Pen Bay Neurology
  • Cancer Care Center
  • Pen Bay Pediatrics (closing after early appointments. Physicians on call 24/7)
  • PBH Foundation (noon closing)
  • 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 therapy and occupational therapy (Pen Bay Physician’s Building, YMCA and Waldoboro locations)
  • Pen Bay Urology
  • Pen Bay Internal Medicine
  • Pen Bay Family Medicine

Closed Saturday, Dec. 25:

  • Patient Registration

Closed Friday, Dec. 31:

  • Pen Bay Orthopaedics (surgeon is always on call)
  • Pen Bay Neurology
  • Cancer Care Center
  • Pen Bay Pediatrics (closing after early appointments. Physicians on call 24/7)
  • PBH Foundation
  • Outpatient Lab
  • 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.