Temporary Closure Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital CEC Emergency Department

Nova Scotia Health Authority wishes to advise the public that the Emergency Department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be temporarily closed tomorrow, Friday, January 6 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

This closure is necessary due to a lack of physician coverage. Patients with emergencies will be redirected to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre or the most appropriate emergency department for care.

The overnight coverage (8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.) provided by the paramedic, registered nurse and oversight physician team will be available as usual.

The public is reminded that in all circumstances, those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911. General health concerns can also be directed to 811 where callers can receive around the clock advice and information from a registered nurse.

Anyone who is unclear about the availability of services may also contact the hospital at 902-657-2382.

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