Emergency Room closures in Colchester & Cumberland County: Mar 17 - 23

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has announced the following temporary daytime closures to emergency rooms in Colchester and Cumberland County.

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre, Tatamagouche:
- Sunday March 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday March 19: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre, Pugwash:
- Sunday March 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Monday March 18: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday March 19: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday March 20: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Thursday March 21: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Friday March 22: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All Saints Springhill Collaborative Emergency Centre, Springhill:
- Sunday March 17: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday March 19: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday March 20: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday March 23: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre, Parrsboro:
- Sunday March 17: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Monday March 18: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesday March 19: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Wednesday March 20: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Thursday March 21: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The province says the closures are due to a lack of available doctors, and all emergency rooms will be open overnight.

Anyone with a medical emergency should call 911.