Temporary telephone outage at Eastern Memorial Hospital

CANSO, N.S. – There is a temporary telephone outage at Eastern Memorial Hospital in Canso. Outside calls cannot be received. Nova Scotia Health is aware of the outage and is working to correct the problem.

The hospital remains open while we work to fix the outage.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911.

For general health advice and information call 811, which is a service offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week by experienced registered nurses.

Nova Scotia Health appreciates your patience and cooperation during this temporary outage. An update will be provided when the issue is resolved.

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Media Contact: Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344 or NSHAmedia@nshealth.ca

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