Emergency department closures in Pugwash and Springhill

A round of daytime emergency department closures will begin Friday. 

The emergency room at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) in Pugwash will be temporarily closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The emergency department will also be closed Friday at All Saints Springhill CEC from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. 

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says these closures are due to a lack of physician coverage. 

Overnight coverage from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. will be available as usual.