Effective Immediately Temporary Closure at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital (SMH) is temporarily closed effective immediately. It will reopen Sunday, Dec. 12 at 8 a.m.

The Emergency Department will not be seeing patients and clients during this temporary closure and ambulances will be diverted to other hospitals.

All patients and clients requiring urgent medical care will need to seek treatment at another hospital.

This temporary closure is due a sudden unavailability of physician and nurse coverage.

As always, patients experiencing a medical emergency should call 911. Patients can call Tele-Care 811 if they have any questions about the type of medical attention they require.

Horizon is committed to ensuring safe and quality care for our patients and clients, and we apologize for any inconvenience this temporary closure may cause.

For the most up-to-date information concerning Horizon’s temporary closures, please visit: horizonnb.ca.

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For more information contact:

Kris McDavid
Media Relations