ER closure announced
NEW WATERFORD — The emergency department at the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital will be closed today and reopen Thursday at 7 a.m.
The emergency room will close again Friday and reopen Saturday at 7 a.m.
These closures are due to the unavailability of doctors to cover the shifts. The public is asked to note the emergency department is never open in the evenings, overnight or on Sundays and Mondays. Anyone with an emergency is advised to call 911 or go to the nearest open emergency department. For non-emergency health advice from a registered nurse call 811. The provincial Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.