Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 3:10 p.m. on Oct. 11, 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)

Friday, Oct. 11:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Saturday, Oct. 12:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Sunday, Oct. 13:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
  • Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. today.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Monday, Oct. 14:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Tuesday, Oct. 15:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hosptial's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Friday, Oct. 11:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, Oct. 12:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, Oct. 13:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, Oct. 14:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, Oct. 15:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, Oct. 16:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 a.m. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, Oct. 17:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • 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, Oct 11

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department 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.

Saturday, Oct 12

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 7 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.

Sunday, Oct 13

  • 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.

Tuesday, Oct 15

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

Wednesday, Oct 16

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department 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.

Friday, Oct 18

  • 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, October 11

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. until Saturday, October 12 at 8 p.m.
  • Western Kings Memorial Health Centre's after-hours clinic is closed tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • X-ray service at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. 
  • X-ray service at Annapolis Community Health Centre is closed today. 
  • Business office at Yarmouth Regional Hospital is closed today. To make payments or get a parking pass, go to Admitting, 1st floor. 

Saturday, October 12

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 13

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, and will re-open Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 a.m.
  • The after hours walk-in clinic at Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre is closed today.

Monday, October 14

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, and will re-open Tuesday, Octoebr 15, at 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 15

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 7:30 a.m.
  • X-ray service at Annapolis Community Health Centre is closed today. 

Thursday, October 17

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, October 24

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.