Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 8 p.m. on July 19, 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)

Friday, July 19:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's collaborative emergency centre office and emergency department are closed today, re-opening at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 20.

Saturday, July 20:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's collaborative emergency centre office and emergency department re-open at 8 a.m.today.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 7 a.m. and re-opens at 7 p.m. today.

Monday, July 22:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's collaborative emergency centre office and emergency department are closed today, re-opening at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23.

Tuesday, July 23:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's collaborative emergency centre office and emergency department re-open at 8 a.m.today.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 .m. today.

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

Friday, July 19:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 4 p.m. It reopens on Saturday, July 20 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, July 20:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. It reopens on Monday, July 22 at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m.and reopens on Sunday, July 21 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, July 21:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m.and reopens on Monday, July 22 at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, July 22 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, July 22:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, July 23:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, July 24:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, July  25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, July 25:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Friday, July 26:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, July 27:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, July 28:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, July 29:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, July 30:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, July 31:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed for the month of July.
  • 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

Friday, July 19

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed beginning at 8 a.m. and will reopen at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 (36 hours)
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will reopen at 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, July 22

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. 
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. 
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24

  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 25

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. 
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, July 26

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

Saturday, July 27

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department is closed beginning at 7 a.m. and will reopen on Sunday, July 28 at 8 a.m. (25 hours) 
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 28

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will reopen at 8 p.m.

 

 

 

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

Friday July 19

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 p.m. tonight to Sunday, July 21, at 8 a.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 2 p.m. to Saturday, July 20, at 8 a.m.
  • X-Ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only available on Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Saturday, July 20

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed today, and reopens tomorrow, Sunday, July 21 at 8 a.m.
  • The after hours clinic at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

Sunday, July 21

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department is closed at 9 p.m. to Monday, July 22 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, July 22

  • Digby General Hospital's emergency department opens at 7 a.m.
  • X-Ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only available on Wednesdays, and not open Mondays or Fridays until September 6.

Friday, July 26

  • X-Ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only available on Wednesdays, and not open Mondays or Fridays until September 6.

Sunday, July 28

  • Eastern Kings Memorial after hours walk-in clinic is closed today. It will be closed on Sundays until September 8.

Monday, July 29

  • X-Ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only available on Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.

Friday, August 2

  • X-Ray services at Western Kings Memorial Health Centre are only available on Wednesdays, and closed Mondays and Fridays until September 6.