Sackville Memorial Hospital temporarily closed this weekend due to water main break

SACKVILLE – Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital (SMH) Emergency Department (ED) will be closed unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 due to a watermain break.

The ED will close at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 until 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.

  • Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 – Closed
  • Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 – Closed

A status update on the Emergency Department will provided on Sunday, Sept. 25 regarding its reopening.  

All patients requiring emergency medical care will need to be treated at another hospital. All ambulances will be diverted to other hospitals.  If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please visit your nearest Emergency Department or call 911.

For non-urgent medical needs, we encourage Sackville-area residents to continue to use other options, such as Tele-Care 811; pharmacies; virtual care, such as; and after-hours clinics. More information on these options is available at

If residents are unsure if their medical condition is urgent, please call Tele-Care 811 to discuss the type of medical attention needed.

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For more information contact:

Kris McDavid

Media Relations