Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 3:50 p.m., Feb 20, 2019)

IMPORTANT:  For non-emergency health advice from a registered nurse, please cal 811. In the event of an emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167

Nova Scotia Health Authority will be updating this page with information as it becomes available.

Information for Halifax area and West Hants (*This page does not provide temporary closure information for the IWK Health Centre)

Thursday, Feb. 21:   

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. on Thursday and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.

Friday, Feb. 22:   

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department  re-opens at 8 a.m.

Information for Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County, Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County

Wednesday, Feb. 20:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 21:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Feb. 22:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 25:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency opens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department opens at 7 a.m.

Information for Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County

Tuesday, Feb. 19

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed overnight from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on February 21
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 21

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Information for Annapolis and Kings Counties, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties, Lunenburg and Queens Counties

Tuesday, February 19

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m

Wednesday, February 20

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8:00 a.m. today.

Thursday, February 21

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department will be closed from 6 a.m to 8 p.m.