Welcome to Island Health Care

A Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving the island of Martha’s Vineyard

Providing All Vineyarders Access to Health Care

At Island Health Care, our mission is to ensure all islanders, regardless of income or insurance status, have access to high-quality health care. We are proud to be part of a national system of health centers with common patient-centered standards, goals, and performance requirements. Our clinicians—nurse practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, and collaborating physicians—are here when you need them, ready to provide the care you deserve.


(508) 939-9358




IHC Accepting New Pediatric Patients

With the recent addition of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Jenna Larson to our staff, Island Health Care is currently accepting new pediatric patients, ages 3-19!

Jenna is a board certified Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from the north shore of Massachusetts. Jenna completed an advanced practice provider fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital, then worked as a PNP in the Orthopedics department at SCH, caring for kids in the inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department settings.

Prospective patients may download and submit the appropriate New Patient Packet at the following links:

Primary care, oral health, counseling, prevention, patient advocacy, and more.

Need to talk to a provider? Make or change an appointment? Get a referral? Start here.

Our talented and diverse team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care.

Our Partners

Island Health Care works with the following federal, state, and local partners:

Island Health Care is also proud to partner with the Boards of Health in all six island towns:

After Hours & Nurse Triage

Island Health Care is open into the evening until 8:00 four days a week (Monday—Thursday). We also offer after-hours nurse triage care by phone overnight until we open the next morning at 8:00 am, easily accessible through the night-time voicemail menu. You may speak directly to a nurse, who will advise or direct urgent calls to the health center provider on call.

For After Hours Nurse Triage, call (508) 939-9358 after 8:00 pm and select menu option 3.

Depois de Horas e Triage Nurse

Saúde ilha está aberto à noite até 8:00 quatro dias por semana (de segunda a quinta-feira). Nós também oferecemos after-hours enfermeira de triagem por telefone durante a noite até que abrir na manhã seguinte às 8h00, facilmente acessível através do menu de correio de voz noite. Você pode falar diretamente com uma enfermeira, que irá aconselhar ou direcionar chamadas urgentes para o provedor centro de saúde de plantão.

Para After Hours enfermeira da triagem, chamada (508) 939-9358 após 8:00 e selecione a opção do menu 3.

See How We're Doing!

For the most recent comparative data on how Island Health Care performs with respect to populations served, services, and clinical quality and cost, visit the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Data Center by clicking the button below:

You can also view the most recent results from our Patient Experience Survey, including our Net Promoter Score, by clicking the button below:

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice

At Island Health Care, we take pride in the diversity of our clients and our staff. Click below to read our Statement of Solidarity, and to view our 3-year Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice strategic plan:

Island Health Care Is on Facebook & Instagram!

For the latest IHC news and information—including updates on COVID-19 and other island-related health issues; job openings; and information about IHC events, services, and hours—we invite you to “Like” our Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram!

2023 MassHealth Member Experience Surveys

MassHealth, in partnership with Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), will be conducting member experience surveys through the end of July. Your feedback is important to our future work and the care that is delivered to our patients.

A 2023 Member Experience Survey may be arriving at your home or in your email inbox soon, or you may get a phone call to complete a survey. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete.

Please help us to get as many responses as possible!

Thanks in advance from your team at Island Health Care!