Temporary closure at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department in Sheet Harbour

For immediate release


Sheet Harbour, N. S. – Nova Scotia Health Authority wishes to advise the public that the emergency department at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital will be closed due to a lack of physician coverage from 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 18 to 8 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911.

General health concerns can be directed to 811, where health advice and information is available 24/7 by registered nurses.

The Mental Health Crisis Line can be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.


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