The Emergency Department at the Glace Bay Hospital will be closed from Saturday, July 21 at 5 a.m. until Sunday, July 22 at 7 a.m. It will also be closed Sunday, July 22 at 4 p.m. until Monday, July 23 at 7 a.m. and Monday, July 23 at 4 p.m. until Tuesday, July 24 at 7 a.m.
Timely access to health services related to gender transition is critical. People going through a gender transition often face stigma, discrimination and loss of support networks, which can lead to depression and poor mental health.
Please be advised the emergency department at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital will be closed between Thursday, July 19 at 8 a.m. and Wednesday, July 25 at 8 a.m., due to a temporary lack of physician coverage.