Tatamagouche ED Temporary Closure - Overnight, July 12
Nova Scotia Health Authority wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary Emergency Department closure at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche on Thursday, July 12.
The CEC will be closed beginning at 11:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. (8 hours) due to a lack of nursing coverage. Patients with emergencies will be redirected to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre or the most appropriate emergency department for care.
Those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911. General health concerns can also be directed to HealthLink where advice and information are available around the clock by simply dialing 811. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.
Anyone who is unclear about the availability of services may also contact the hospital at 902-657-2382.
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Contact: Ann Keddy, Communications and Public Relations, 902-664-6359