Temporary closure at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department

SHEET HARBOUR, N.S. -- The emergency department at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital will be closed from 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 17 until 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, due to a lack of physician coverage.

Those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911.

For general health advice and information please call 811 – this service is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week by registered nurses.

The Mental Health Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.