All Saints ER to close five times beginning Saturday

Due to lack of physician coverage

Published on January 11, 2017

All Saints Collaborative Emergency Centre in Springhill.

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SPRINGHILL, N.S. – The emergency room at the All Saints Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed five times beginning Saturday, Jan. 14.

The closures will be between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday as well as Tuesday, Jan. 17; Wednesday, Jan.18 and Friday, Jan. 20.

Overnight coverage provided by the registered nurse/oversight physician team 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 (1-888-429-8167) is available 24/7.

Anyone who is unclear of a proper course of action can call the hospital at 902-597-3773 Ext. 1.