Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 16, 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, August 16:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital emergency department is closed today and re-opens Saturday, August 17.

Saturday, August 17:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital emergency department is closed today and re-opens Saturday, August 17.

Saturday, August 19:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital emergency department is closed at 8 a.m. today, reopening at 8 a.m. on Sunday August 20

Sunday, August 20:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital emergency department opens at 8 a.m. today

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

Friday, Aug. 16:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital is closed today at 4 p.m. and re-opens Saturday, Aug 17 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed today at noon and reopens Tuesday, Aug 20 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 17:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital is closed today at 4 p.m. and reopens Sunday, Aug. 18 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed today and reopens Tuesday, Aug 20 at 7 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital is closed today at 8 a.m. and reopens Monday, Aug 19 at 8 a.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital is closed today at 4 p.m. and reopens Monday, Aug 19 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed today and reopens Tuesday, Aug 20 at 7 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital is closed today and reopens Monday, Aug 19 at 8 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 19:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital is available from 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed today and reopens Tuesday, Aug 20 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 20:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital is closed today at 6 p.m. and reopens Saturday, Aug 24 at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital is closed today at 8 a.m. and reopens Thursday, Aug 22 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital is closed today and reopens Saturday, Aug 24 at 8 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 22:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is closed. It reopens on Friday, Aug. 23 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital is closed today at 4 p.m. and reopens Friday, Aug 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital is closed today and reopens Saturday, Aug 24 at 8 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 23:

  • Walk-in x-ray service at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital is closed. Regular service is available on Monday, Aug. 26.
  • Walk-in x-ray service at Eastern Memorial Hospital is available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of August.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed today at noon and reopens Tuesday, Aug 27 at 7 a.m.
  • Guysborough Memorial Hospital is closed today and reopens Saturday, Aug 24 at 8 a.m.

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

Friday, August 16

  • The Adult Day Program at 5008 Main Street, Oxford in Cumberland County is closed from Wednesday, Aug. 14 to Friday, Aug. 16 due to unforeseen circumstances. Services to resume Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche is closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 17

  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 18

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

Monday, August 19

  • 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, August 20

  • 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, August 21

  • The Adult Day Program at 5008 Main Street, Oxford in Cumberland County resumes today at 9:30 a.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 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.

Friday, August 23

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (15 hours)
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche is 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, August 24

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche is 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, August 16

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed at 6 a.m. until Sunday, August 18, at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 9 p.m., until tomorrow, Saturday, August 17, at 8 a.m.
  • X-ray service at Soldiers Memorial Hospital is closed today. 
  • X-ray service at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Saturday, August 17

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed today, and reopens Sunday, August 18, at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital is open reduced hours today. open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

Sunday, August 18

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m. 
  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, August 19

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray service at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Tuesday, August 20

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10. 

Thursday, August 22

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray Services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10.

Friday, August 23

  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Sunday, August 25

  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, August 26

  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Tuesday, August 27

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10.

Thursday, August 29

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. It will re-open September 10.

Friday, August 30

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only open Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Sunday, September 1

  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, September 2

  • X-ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are closed today.

Tuesday, September 3

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. I will re-open September 10.

Thursday, September 5

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today. I will re-open September 10.