Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 7:55 a.m. on Nov. 18, 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)

Monday, Nov. 18:

  • Musquooboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment is closed today, re-opening at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
  • Twin Oaks Hospital's emergency department/CEC will be closed today from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., re-opening at 8 p.m. tonight.

Tuesday, Nov. 19:

  • Musquooboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Monday, Nov. 18:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department opens today at 7 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens Tuesday, Nov. 19.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m. today.
  • 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, Nov. 19:

    • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department opens today at 7 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
    • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is open today. It is closed evenings and weekends.
    • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
    • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

      Wednesday, Nov. 20:

      • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department opens today at 7 a.m. but closes at 4 p.m. and will re-open at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21.
      • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
      • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

      Thursday, Nov. 21:

      • Victoria County Memorial Hospital closes at 6 p.m. today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
      • Strait Richmond Hospital closes at 7 a.m. today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
      • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
      • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
      • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

      Friday, Nov. 22:

      • Victoria County Memorial Hospital opens at 8 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
      • Strait Richmond Hospital is closed and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
      • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
      • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
      • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

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

                    Monday, Nov. 18

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

                    Wednesday, Nov. 20

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

                    Thursday, Nov. 21

                    • 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, Nov. 22

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

                    Saturday, Nov. 23

                    • 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.

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

                    Monday, Nov. 18

                    • X-ray services at Soldiers Memorial Hospital are closed today.

                    Tuesday, Nov. 19

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

                    Thursday, Nov. 21

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

                    Tuesday, Nov. 26

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

                    Thursday, Nov. 28

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