Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 12:20 p.m., April 17, 2019)

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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, March 29:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday, April 1.
  • Musqudoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2.

Saturday, March 30:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday, April 1.

Sunday, March 31:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Monday, April 1:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department re-opens.
  • STI Clinic has been cancelled for Monday, April 1. 

Tuesday, April 2:

  • Musqudoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.

Information for Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County, Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County

Wednesday, Apr. 17:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Apr. 18 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • St. Mary's Memorial Hospital's walk-in lab services will be open from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. then closed for the remainder of the day. Regular hours resume on Thursday, Apr. 18.

Thursday, Apr. 18:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Apr. 19:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 8 a.m.

Saturday, Apr. 20:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 8 a.m.

Sunday, Apr. 21:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 8 a.m.

Monday, Apr. 22:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, Apr. 23:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Apr. 24:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, Apr. 25:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Apr. 26:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Apr. 27:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Apr. 28:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Apr. 29:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Apr. 30:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Wednesday, May 1:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, May 2:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Friday, May 3:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, May 4:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

 

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

 

Wednesday, April 17

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

Thursday, April 18

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

Friday, April 19

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m

Saturday, April 20

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 21

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

Monday, April 22

  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash 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.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 23

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

Wednesday, April 24

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

Thursday, April 25

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

Friday, April 26

  • 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, April 27

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

 

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

Tuesday, April 16

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Roseway Hospital, Shelburne, emergency department is closed from 6 p.m. until tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, April 17

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, emergency department is closed from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 18

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, emergency department is closed from 2 p.m. and reopening Friday, April 19 at 8 a.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre, Wolfville, are not available today. 

Friday, April 19

  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.