Cumberland County Emergency Room closures: May 12-18

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has announced another round of temporary daytime closures for the Emergency Departments in Pugwash, Springhill and Parrsboro.

The province says the emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be closed on the following dates and times:
- Sunday May 12: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday May 14: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday May 15: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Thursday May 16: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Friday May 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday May 18: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The government says the emergency room at All Saints Springhill Collaborative Emergency Centre will be shut down as follows this week:
- Sunday May 12: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Monday May 13: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday May 14: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Thursday May 16: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday May 18: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says the emergency department at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Parrsboro will be closed as follows:

- Sunday May 12: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Monday May 13: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesday May 14: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Wednesday May 15: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Thursday May 16: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The province says all three departments will be available for 12 hours overnight, with coverage provided by the registered nurse/overnight physician team.

Anyone experiencing a medical emergency should call 911.