Multiple ER closures in Cumberland County over the next week

The health authority has announced more than a dozen emergency department closures in Cumberland County over the next week.

The emergency department at All Saints Springhill Collaborative Emergency Centre will be CLOSED as follows:
Friday, March 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be CLOSED follows:
Friday, March 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Monday, March 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (4 hours only)

The emergency department at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Parrsboro will be CLOSED as follows: 
Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, March 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Officials cite a lack of physician coverage as the reason for the closures.