Emergency Room closures in Colchester and Cumberland County this weekend

There are more temporary closures of emergency rooms affecting hospitals in Colchester and Cumberland County this weekend.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority says the emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche is closed as follows:
- Saturday March 16: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Sunday March 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The province says the emergency rooms at All Saints Springhill and North Cumberland Collaborative in Pugwash are shut down as follows this weekend:
- Saturday March 16: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Sunday March 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Health Authority says the emergency department at South Cumberland Collaborative in Parrsboro will be closed according to the following schedule:
- Saturday March 16: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Sunday March 17: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The province says all the daytime closures listed above are due to a lack of available doctors.

Anyone with a medical emergency should call 911.