Emergency Department closures in Cumberland County

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says there are daytime closures of some emergency rooms scheduled for Cumberland County next week.

The province says the emergency department at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Parrsboro will be closed as follows: 

- Monday, January 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The health authority says the emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be shut down as follows:

- Monday, January 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
- Tuesday, January 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, January 19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The province syas the emergency department at All Saints Springhill Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed as follows:

- Monday, January 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
- Tuesday, January 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Friday, January 18 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
- Saturday, January 19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says these closures are necessary because of a lack of physician coverage.