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Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356


Infusion Clinic at DECH

Providing infusion clinic services, including chemotherapy, to the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and Down East regions of Maine.

Our trained and caring staff in our Out Patient Infusion Clinic provide the following services: Intravenous medication administration or intravenous fluid therapy may be required following a patient hospital stay or as a prolonged treatment of a chronic condition such as cancer, AIDS, hemophilia, heart disease, nutritional defects, neuropathies, pain and more. That's when a specialty infusion therapy department steps in to continue care. Our pharmacy provides the medication requested by your physician. Then a registered nurse administers the IV to the patient.

Medications and services provided during infusion therapy:
  • Anti-Viral Drugs
  • Antibiotics
  • Chemotherapy support drugs
  • Hepatitis Therapy
  • Hydration
  • Immune Globulins (IVIG)
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Pain Management
  • Steroids
  • Other Injectable Therapies
  • Maintenance of Implantable ports
  • Blood transfusions
A physician's referral is necessary to begin receiving services. A nurse then works with the physician, patient and his/her family to identify needs and outline a course of treatment which could be a one time treatment or a series of treatments.

Appointments may be made by calling 255-0276

Down East Community Hospital provides infusion clinic services, including chemotherapy, to the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and Down East regions of Maine.