All Saints Springhill Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre is temporarily changing its hours of services until Sunday, Feb. 27. No evening or weekend service will be available during this time. The CEC will offer services most weekdays, Monday to Friday. The reduced hours are because of nursing staff and physician unavailability. The CEC will reopen for regular hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28.
Beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 16, All Saints Springhill Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will offer services weekdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. No evening or weekend service will be offered. These changes will remain in effect until Feb. 27. The CEC will reopen for regular hours on Monday, Feb. 28.
Increased visitor restrictions are in place at the following facilities and units in Northern Zone where inpatients and long-term care residents are not able to receive visitors due to COVID-19 activity and/or staffing requirements
Nova Scotians are still advised to avoid unnecessary travel. However, if you must travel, it is critical that you research the requirements of your destination country, and those for returning home to Canada. Many countries have different requirements for entry.
Dr. Lisa Barrett, infectious disease specialist, and Dr. Ryan Sommers, Senior Regional Medical Officer of Health and senior medical director for Nova Scotia Health Public Health, urge Nova Scotians who may test positive for COVID-19 to complete a new online screening form early. This will enable people who test positive on a PCR or rapid test to access supports early, if needed.