Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 24, 2019)

If you have an emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.

Nova Scotia Health Authority will be updating this page with information as it becomes available.

Information for Halifax area and West Hants (*This page does not provide temporary closure information for the IWK Health Centre)

Sunday, August 25:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Monday, August 26:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Tuesday, August 27:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Wednesday, August 28:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish, Guysborough and Richmond Counties

Friday, Aug. 23:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital is closed. Regular service is available on Monday, Aug. 26.
  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department closes at 12 p.m. It reopens on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 4 p.m. and reopen on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, Aug. 24:

  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. It reopens on Monday, Aug. 26 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Monday, Aug. 26 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Aug. 26 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, Aug. 26:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 6 p.m. and reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, Aug. 27:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, Aug. 28:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. It reopens on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, Aug. 29:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Friday, Aug. 30:

  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, Aug. 31:

  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Information for Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County

Friday, August 23

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (15 hours)
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 24

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12 pm (noon)
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 25

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12 pm (noon)
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, August 26

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 28

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, August 29

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, August 30

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 31

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Information for Annapolis and Kings Counties, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties, Lunenburg and Queens Counties

Friday, August 23

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed today, and reopens Sunday, August 25, at 8 a.m.
  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed today, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Saturday, August 24

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital emergency department is closed today, and reopens Sunday, August 25, at 7:30 a.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 2 p.m. until Sunday, August 24, at 8 a.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed today and opens Sunday, August 25, at 8 a.m.

Sunday, August 25

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open reduced hours today, open 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 2 p.m., until Monday, August 26, at 8 a.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, August 26

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Tuesday, August 27

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10.

Thursday, August 29

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10.

Friday, August 30

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Sunday, September 1

  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, September 2

  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are closed today.

Tuesday, September 3

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. I will re-open September 10.

Thursday, September 5

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. I will re-open September 10.