Bedside telephone service is available at no charge for incoming calls and outgoing local calls. To make a free local call in the 617, 508 or 781 area codes, dial 9 plus 1, followed by the area code and phone number that you are calling. To call all other area codes, dial 9 plus 0 to reach an operator. You may charge the call to your home telephone, reverse the charges or use a credit card.

You may use your cellular phone in most areas of the hospital; however, use of cell phones is prohibited in the Intensive Care Unit and in the Operating Room. Please avoid disrupting other patients while using your cell phone.