Temporary ER closure in Tatamagouche

The emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed for eight hours, beginning late Thursday night, due to a lack of nursing coverage.

The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed from 11 p.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday.

The health authority says patients with emergencies will be redirected to Truro or the most appropriate emergency department for care.