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All Saints Springhill Hospital inpatients evacuated -Some services onsite continue to be suspended

SPRINGHILL, N.S. – As shared on March 4, All Saints Springhill Hospital inpatients were evacuated due to presence of smoke and the site was closed to allow time for assessment and remediation. The hospital will remain temporarily closed tomorrow, March 7 with some services returning.

Most Recent Services Update:

  • Primary health care clinic staff will be returning to site offering both virtual and in-person appointments to patients on Thursday, March 7. 
  • All other appointments onsite are cancelled for Thursday, March 7
  • Many appointments will be instead offered at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, including outpatient laboratory and diagnostic imaging appointments (X-Ray), ambulatory care clinics, outpatient clinics, and rehabilitation outpatient clinics
  • Laundry services have resumed normal operations. 
  • Renal dialysis will continue to be provided at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
  • Inpatient withdrawal management services will continue offsite for current patients. 
  • Efforts to reschedule procedures and appointments are being made, ensuring that patients receive the necessary medical attention once operations resume.
  • The Collaborative Emergency Centre is closed.
  • Updates will be shared tomorrow, March 7.

Visit for up-to-date information.

  • Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911.
  • For general health advice and information call 811.
  • Reach the Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.

Nova Scotia Health apologizes to all patients and families who are affected by this situation. Patient concerns arising from the service interruption that require follow up, are encouraged to please contact us through our patient relations line by calling toll-free 1-844-884-4177 or by email to

The situation will continue to be reassessed and additional details and updates will be provided as conditions change.

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