New Waterford Consolidated Hospital Emergency Department Unexpected Closure

The Emergency Department at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital will close today, (Friday, Sept. 14) at 1 p.m.

As previously announced, the department will also be closed Saturday, Sept. 15. It reopens on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7 a.m.

This closure is due to the unexpected unavailability of physicians to cover the shift. Please note, that the Emergency Department is not open in the evenings, overnight or on Sundays and Mondays.

If you have an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest open emergency department. For non-emergency health advice from a registered nurse, please call 811. The provincial Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.

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