Updated Emergency Department hours at Horizon’s Sussex Health Centre beginning MONDAY

(SUSSEX) – Horizon wishes to inform the public of an adjustment to the hours of service at the Sussex Health Centre (SHC) Emergency Department (ED).

Effective Monday, May 27, the ED will now open at 8 a.m. and will continue to operate until 8:30 p.m., seven days per week.

This slight change in hours of service will help ensure consistent physician coverage in the ED – and better accommodating physicians who commute to Sussex from outside the area – as we continue to prioritize the recruitment of additional physician support to this facility.

Horizon is committed to providing consistent and timely access to quality emergency medical services to residents of Sussex and the surrounding area, and we continue to work closely with community stakeholders and medical leadership on this objective.

For non-urgent medical needs, Sussex area residents are encouraged to continue to use other options, such as Tele-Care 811; pharmacies; virtual care, such as eVisitNB.ca; and after-hours clinics. More information on these options is available at sowhywait.ca.

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For more information contact:

Kris McDavid
Media Relations