Northside General Hospital emergency department temporary closures
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) wishes to advise the public that the emergency department at Northside General Hospital in North Sydney will be closed from Saturday, Mar. 16 until Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m. due to lack of physician coverage.
Please note, that the emergency department is not open in the evenings or overnight.
Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911, particularly if experiencing unusual symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest tightness, abdominal pain, persistent headache or dizziness, or an injury requiring stitches or involving a broken bone.
For non-urgent care, please call your family doctor or visit a walk-in clinic.
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 provincial Mental Health Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.
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