Emergency Department in Tatamagouche Closed Until 3:00 p.m.

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche is shut down today.

In a phone call with our newsroom, a hospital official says the emergency room will be closed until 3:00 p.m.

The closure is due to a lack of physician coverage.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says anyone experiencing a medical emergency should call 911 immediately.