Nova Scotia Health advises blood collection appointments cancelled across most locations

Nova Scotia Health advises the public that all blood collection appointments are cancelled for today, Friday, August 21, within the following areas:

  • Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties
  • Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County
  • Annapolis and Kings Counties, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties, Lunenburg and Queens Counties 

The reason for the cancellation is due to an interruption in the Meditech information system.

Those with appointments will be rescheduled as soon as possible. No other services are impacted at this time.

Nova Scotia Health apologizes for the inconvenience this issue is causing its patients.
 
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