ER closures continue at three county hospitals
There are several emergency room closures in the coming days at Cumberland County’s three collaborative emergency centres.
The ER at the North Cumberland CEC is closed for four hours today from 4 to 8 p.m. and during the daytime hours on Friday and Saturday.
The ER at the All Saints Springhill CEC will be closed during the daytime hours on Friday and Saturday while in Parrsboro the ER at the South Cumberland CEC will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The closures are because there is no physician to provide medical coverage.
Overnight coverage by the registered nurse, oversight physician team is not impacted.
Anyone experiencing an emergency should always call 911. General health questions can be answered by calling 811.
The mental health crisis line is available 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.