Temporary closure at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S. – Please note that the emergency department at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) will be closed from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. on Friday, May 18 due to a lack of physician coverage.
The CEC’s emergency department will also be closed overnight as regularly scheduled and will re-open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 19.
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.
– 30 –
About Nova Scotia Health Authority
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) provides health services to Nova Scotians and a wide array of specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. NSHA operates hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers. We work in partnership with community groups, schools, governments, foundations and auxiliaries and community health boards. Visit nshealth.ca for more.