No physician available for emergency coverage on Saturday or Sunday
SPRINGHILL â€“ The Cumberland Health Authority wishes to advise the public that on Saturday and Sunday there will be no physician available to provide emergency medical coverage during the daytime hours at the All Saints CEC in Springhill.
The primary health care clinic will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and a nurse practitioner will be available to see patients with non-emergency health care issues.
On Sunday, the CEC will be closed during the daytime hours.
The overnight coverage (8 p.m. to 8 a.m.) provided by the registered nurse/oversight physician team will be available on both days as usual.
The public is reminded that in all circumstances, those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911.
General health concerns can also be directed to HealthLink 811 where advice and information are available around the clock. Simply dial 811 to speak with a registered nurse.
Anyone who is unclear on a proper course of action may also contact the Hospital at 902-597-3773.