Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 10:25 a.m. on Nov. 22, 2019)

If you have an emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.

Nova Scotia Health Authority will be updating this page with information as it becomes available.

Information for Halifax area and West Hants (*This page does not provide temporary closure information for the IWK Health Centre)

Friday, Nov. 22:

  • The emergency department at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital is closed today at 8 a.m., re-opening at 8 a.m. on Nov. 23. 
  • The emergency department at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital is closed today at 8 a.m., re-opening at 8 a.m. on Nov. 23.

Monday, Nov. 25:

  • The emergency department at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital is closed today at 8 a.m., re-opening at 8 a.m. on Nov. 26. 

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Friday, Nov. 22:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital opens at 8 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital is closed and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
  • Glace Bay Hospital is closed. It reopens at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25
  • Northside General Hospital is closed today. It is also closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Saturday, Nov. 23:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital opens at 8 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24
  • Strait Richmond Hospital opens at 8 a.m. today.
  • Glace Bay Hospital is closed. It reopens at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25
  • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Sunday, Nov. 24:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital opens at 8 a.m. but closes again at 4 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 25.
  • Glace Bay Hospital is closed. It reopens at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25
  • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Monday, Nov. 25:

  • Glace Bay Hospital closes at 4 p.m. and reopens at 7 a.m. Tesday, Nov. 26
  • ​Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Tuesday, Nov. 26:

  • Northside General Hospital is closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Wednesday, Nov. 27:

  • Northside General Hospital is closed today. It is also closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

Thursday, Nov. 28:

  • Northside General Hospital is closed today. It is also closed evenings and weekends.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.

                  Information for Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County

                  Friday, Nov. 22

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (2 hours only)
                  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (4 hours only)

                  Saturday, Nov. 23

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (5 hours only)
                  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Sunday, Nov. 24

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (6 hours only)
                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                  Monday, Nov. 25

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                  Tuesday, Nov. 26

                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                  Wednesday, Nov. 27

                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                  Thursday, Nov. 28

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (4 hours only)

                  Friday, Nov. 29

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Saturday, Nov. 30

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Information for Annapolis and Kings Counties, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties, Lunenburg and Queens Counties

                  Friday, November 22

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaboarative emergency centre closed today at 7:30 a.m. and reopens at 8 p.m.
                  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, and re-opens Saturday, November 23, at 8 a.m.
                  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, and re-opens Saturday, November 23, at 7:30 a.m.
                  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 2 p.m., to Saturday, November 23, at 8 a.m.
                  • X-ray service at Annapolis Community Health Centre is closed today. 

                  Saturday, November 23

                  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
                  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 7:30 a.m.

                  Sunday, November 24

                  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Tuesday, Nov. 26

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Thursday, Nov. 28

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.