Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 2 p.m., March 20, 2019)

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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)

Wednesday, March 20:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 p.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 25 (please note this ED as regularly scheduled overnight closures).

Thursday, March 21:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 22.

Friday, March 22:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.

Monday, March 25:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, March 26:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Wednesday, March 27:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Thursday, March 28:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Friday, March 29:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Saturday, March 30:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Sunday, March 31:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department is closed for renovations. It re-opens on Monday April 1.

Monday, April 1:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging department re-opens at

Information for Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County, Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County

Wednesday, Mar. 20:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 7 a.m. It reopens on Thursday, Mar. 21 at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, Mar. 21:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Mar. 22:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Mar. 23:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Mar. 24:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Mar. 25 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Mar. 25:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.

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

Wednesday, March 20

  • 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, March 21

  • 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, March 22

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

Saturday, March 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.

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

Wednesday, March 20

  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m and re-opens at 5 p.m
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 9 a.m.

Thursday, March 21

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

Friday, March 22

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.