Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 2:05 p.m. on Dec. 10, 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)

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Tuesday, Dec. 10:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 8 a.m.
  • 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, Dec. 11:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 a.m. It reopens on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • 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, Dec. 12:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Friday, Dec. 13 at 8 a.m.
  • 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

                  Tuesday, December 10

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • River Hebert blood collection (laboratory) service at the Cochrane Medical Centre is closed today.
                  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                  Wednesday, December 11

                  • 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, December 12

                  • 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 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (2 hours only)

                  Friday, December 13

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

                  Saturday, December 14

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (2 hours only)
                  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche 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, December 10

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

                  Wednesday, December 11

                  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to Thursday, December 12, at 8 a.m.
                  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

                  Thursday, December 12

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

                  Tuesday, December 17

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

                  Thursday, December 19

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

                  Tuesday, December 24

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

                  Thursday, December 26

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

                  Tuesday, December 31

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