Temporary closure at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department

SHEET HARBOUR, N.S. – Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. on Monday, April 16 through 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17. This closure is due to lack of physician availability.

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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Media contact:
Kristen Lipscombe
Senior Advisor, Media Relations
Office: (902) 473-1437
Cell: (902) 478-9736

Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344

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