**Updated** Emergency department closures announced at four locations

**Updated at 11:00 a.m.**

Several emergency department closures have been announced in our area for the next few days. 

In Tatamagouche, there will be a 12-hour ER closure at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital until 8 p.m. Friday.  

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) in Pugwash will be closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

The ER at the All Saints Springhill CEC will be shut down Friday, Sunday, and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

In Parrsboro, the emergency department at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

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

Overnight coverage will be available.