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Three Cumberland County ERs closed in coming days


AMHERST – Cumberland County’s three collaborative emergency centres will have a number of ER closures in the coming days.

All Saints Hospital in Springhill is one of three collaborative emergency centres that will see ER closures in the coming days.

In Pugwash, the ER at the North Cumberland CEC will be closed every day, including today (Friday), from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until Wednesday, Oct. 11.
This is because there is no physician available to provide necessary coverage.
The ER at the South Cumberland CEC in Parrsboro will be closed Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
It is also closed today (Friday) until 1 p.m.
The All Saints CEC in Springhill will see its emergency room closed today (Friday) as well as Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Overnight coverage is not impacted.
Those experiencing an emergency should always call 911. General health concerns can be addressed by calling 811.
The mental health crisis line at 1-888-429-8167 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Anyone unsure of how to proceed can call the hospital in Pugwash at 902-243-2521 Ext 1, Parrsboro at 902-254-2540 Ext 1, or Springhill at 902-597-3773 Ext 1.

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