Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 9:00 a.m. on June 27, 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)

Thursday, June 27:.

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

Friday, June 28:.

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department closes at 8 a.m. today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2.

Saturday, June 29:.

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department remains closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2.

Sunday, June 30:.

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department remains closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2.

Monday, July 1:.

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department remains closed today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2.

Tuesday, July 2:.

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital’s emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish, Guysborough and Richmond Counties

Thursday, June 27:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment closes at 8 a.m. It reopens on Saturday, June 29 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the remainder of June. An update will be provided later this month.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Friday, June 28:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment is closed. It reopens on Saturday, June 29 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department closes at 12 p.m. It reopens on Tuesday, July 2 at 7 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the remainder of June. An update will be provided later this month.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, June 29:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, June 30 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 2 at 7 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the remainder of June. An update will be provided later this month.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, June 30:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 4 p.m. and reopen on Monday, July 1 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 2 at 7 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the remainder of June.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, July 1:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment reopens at 8 a.m. It will also close at 7 p.m. and reopen Wednesday, July 3 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 2 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, July 2:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, July 3 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, July 3:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency deparment reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July 4 at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, July 4:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 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

Thursday, June 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.

Friday, June 28

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

Saturday, June 29

  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash 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

Thursday, June 27

  • 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 at 2 p.m. and reopens Friday, June 28, at 8 a.m.
  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • X-ray service at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. 

Friday, June 28

  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • X-ray service at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today and will reopen Wednesday, July 10.
  • Yarmouth Regional Hospitals business office is closed today. To pay bills or get a parking pass, please go to Admitting on Main Floor. 

Sunday, June 30

  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department is closed at 6 a.m. and reopens Monday, July 1 at 8 a.m.
  • The walk-in clinic at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre, Wolfville, is closed today.

Monday, July 1

  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department is closed at 6 p.m. and reopens Tuesday, July 2, at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, July 2

  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department is closed at 6 p.m. and reopens Wednesday, July 3, at 8 a.m.