Temporary closure at Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital’s emergency department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LUNENBURG, N.S. – Please note that the emergency department at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital will be closed from 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 through 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 21 due to the unavailability of staff to cover shifts.

Those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911.

General health concerns can be directed to 811, where health advice and information are available 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.

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Media Contact:
Kristen Lipscombe
Senior Advisor, Media Relations
Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344
kristen.lipscombe@nshealth.ca
www.nshealth.ca
 

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