Busy Bee Transportation
Watertown seniors needing transportation to medical appointments may contact Busy Bee Transportation at 1-800-427-0230 for a ride. Medical transportation is available Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and reservations must be made at least three days in advance. A donation of $3.00 each way for local transportation (inside Watertown or Cambridge,) and $4.00 each way for transportation to appointments outside of Watertown or Cambridge is requested. The Town of Watertown provides funding for local medical transportation. Funding for non-local medical transportation is provided through Springwell.
Senior Medical Escort Program
Springwell administers this program that matches volunteers with frail seniors to drive and/or accompany them to medical appointments. Please call (617) 926-4100 for more information.
In Case of Emergency
Watertown maintains a fine emergency response team and an enhanced 9-1-1 system that pinpoints the address of the caller. Any resident experiencing what they suspect to be a medical emergency should call 9-1-1 for help.