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South Shore Health System Website Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read carefully.

By using this site you signify your consent to these terms and conditions.  This site is owned and operated by South Shore Health System, 55 Fogg Road, South Weymouth, Massachusetts. It contains material supplied by South Shore Health System, its affiliates, and other sources.

We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions and recommend that you periodically review them, because if you use the site you will be expected to comply with them.


South Shore Health System's website is intended to provide general educational information and to help users arrange more easily for health care services.  Some information on the site is written by health care providers affiliated with South Shore Health System and some content is provided by outside sources.

This website does not attempt to provide specific medical advice and should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider's judgment.

Website users should not rely upon this website if they might need emergency medical treatment.  We strongly encourage website users to consult with a qualified health care professional for answers to personal questions.

Use of programs on the South Shore Health System website does not establish a doctor-patient relationship.  Should you electronically request a referral to South Shore Health System medical staff member, we will use the information to connect you to a desired provider.

You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site, and you understand and agree that South Shore Health System and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by you or any user.  While we work to keep the information on this website as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, and completeness, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

South Shore Health System also does not warrant that access to the site will be error- or virus-free.  We provide links to other websites for your convenience.  South Shore Health System is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of those external sites, nor does it endorse them.

Material on South Shore Health System's website is protected by copyright law.  Unless otherwise stated, users may print or download information from this site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided they identify the source of the material and include a statement that the materials are protected by copyright law.  Permission to reprint or otherwise reproduce any document in whole or in part is prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the copyright owner.

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