Emergency Department at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital closing at 2:30 p.m. TODAY

(SACKVILLE) Due a shortage of physician coverage, the emergency department at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital is closing early today, Friday, Nov. 25, at 2:30 p.m. The emergency department will open as usual at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Emergency care will not be offered after this time, and all patients requiring medical care outside service hours will need to seek treatment at another hospital or by another health care provider.

Remember: there are options for receiving non-urgent care – including your primary care provider, pharmacist, after-hours clinics, virtual care or Tele-Care 811. To help choose the best option for your care, visit www.sowhywait.ca. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

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For more information contact:

Kris McDavid

Media Relations