Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 11:00 a.m. May 17, 2019)

 

If you have 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, May 16:
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) and office are closed. Both will re-open Sunday, May 19.

Friday, May 17:
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) and office are closed for the remainder of today, as well as Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. Both will re-open Sunday, May 19.

Saturday, May 18:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) and office are closed for the remainder of today, as well as Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. Both will re-open Sunday, May 19.
Sunday, May 19:
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) and office re-open today.
Monday, May 20:
  • Walk-in lab, blood collection and diagnostic imaging services will be closed for Victoria Day. 

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish, Guysborough and Richmond Counties

Thursday, May 16:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Friday, May 17:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, May 18:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, May 19:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, May 20:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Walk-in lab, blood collection and diagnostic imaging services will be closed for Victoria Day. 

Tuesday, May 21:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, May 22:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, May 23:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Friday, May 24:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, May 25:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, May 26:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, May 27:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, May 28:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, May 29:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

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

Thursday, May 16

  • 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, May 17

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

Saturday, May 18

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed form 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.

Sunday, May 19

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed form 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.

Monday, May 20

  • Walk-in lab, blood collection and diagnostic imaging services will be closed for Victoria Day. 
  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed form 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.

Tuesday, May 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.

Wednesday, May 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.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 23

  • 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.

Friday, May 24

  • 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, May 25

  • 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.

 

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

Friday, May 17

  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital emergency is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Walk-in x-ray service at Soldiers Memorial Hospital is closed today. 

Saturday, May 18

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed at 6 a.m., and reopens Monday, May 20, at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, May 19

  • Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre, Wolfville, walk-in clinic is closed today, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department is closed at 1 p.m. and reopens Monday, May 20, at 8 a.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed today.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, May 20:

  • Walk-in lab, blood collection and diagnostic imaging services will be closed for Victoria Day. 
  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open reduced hours today, open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Walk-in x-ray service at Annapolis Community Health Centre is closed today, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 23

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, May 24

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre is closed today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.