Soldiers Memorial Hospital emergency department closures - public information sessions planned

MIDDLETON, N.S. – The Soldiers Memorial Hospital emergency department is regularly open from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (closing at 1:30 p.m.) daily, unless otherwise noted on our Temporary Closure page:

The emergency department at Soldiers Memorial Hospital (SMH) will be closed:

  • Sunday, January 22
  • Monday, January 23

As part of our commitment to keep the community updated about local health services, Nova Scotia Health will host public community information sessions in early February. Details such as date, times and location will be announced early next week.

Our goal is to ensure residents of Middleton and surrounding areas have access to reliable and safe emergency health services.

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.

The Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167. Mental health and addictions tools and resources are online:

Know where to go for health care  is a helpful guide to accessing health care services in Nova Scotia Health’s western zone.

All temporary closures can be found online at