ER clo­sure an­nounced

Cape Breton Post - - News | Glace Bay/New Waterford & Area -

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.

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