ER clo­sure an­nounced

Cape Breton Post - - NEWS -

NEW WATER­FORD — The emer­gency depart­ment at the New Water­ford Con­sol­i­dated Hospital will be closed Thurs­day and re­open Fri­day at 7 a.m. Of­fi­cials with the Nova Sco­tia Health Au­thor­ity say this clo­sure is nec­es­sary be­cause of the un­avail­abil­ity of physi­cians to cover the shift. Res­i­dents are also asked to note that the emer­gency depart­ment is never open in the evenings, overnight or on Sun­days and Mon­days. New Water­ford area res­i­dents need­ing emer­gency ser­vice should call 911, or go to the emer­gency depart­ment at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hospital in Syd­ney. Res­i­dents with a a non-ur­gent health mat­ter can call Health Link 811 to talk to a reg­is­tered nurse.

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