Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 8 p.m. Sept. 20, 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, Sept. 20:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. today
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Saturday, Sept. 21:

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

Monday, Sept. 23:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and reopens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Tuesday, Sept. 24:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hosptial's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Friday, Sept. 20:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Monday, Sept. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, Sept. 21:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed until Monday, Sept. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, Sept. 22:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed until Monday, Sept. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, Sept. 23:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hosptial's emergency department is closed today and reopens at 8::00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Tuesday, Sept. 24:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, Sept. 25:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, Sept. 26:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

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

Friday, Sept. 20

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (1 1/2 hours)
  • 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.

Saturday, Sept 21

  • 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.

Sunday, Sept 22

  • 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.

Monday, Sept 23

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

Tuesday, Sept 24

  • 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.

Wednesday, Sept 25

  • 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.

Thursday, Sept 26

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

Friday, Sept 27

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

Saturday, Sept 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 8:30 p.m.

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

Friday, Sept. 20

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 5 p.m. tonight until Saturday, September 21, at 8 p.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital emergency department will be open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, September 21

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 p.m.

Sunday, September 22

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, and reopens Monday, September 23, at 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 23

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. today, until Tuesday, September 24, at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 7;30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 24

  • 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, September 25

  • Lockeport Health Clinic blood collection is closed today.

Thursday, September 26

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