Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 8:35 a.m. Sept. 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)

Home support and nursing services

  • Home visits for home support and nursing services may be delayed or cancelled. Clients should call their service provider directly to confirm and use their backup plan. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-225-7225 (toll free). 

Monday, Sept. 16:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) emergency department closes a 8 a.m. today and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closed today.

Tuesday, Sept. 17:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m. today
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closed today.

Wednesday, Sept. 18:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Home Support and Nursing Services

  • Home visits for home support and nursing services may be delayed or cancelled. Clients should call their service provider directly to confirm and use their backup plan. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-225-7225 (toll free). 

Monday, Sept. 16:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, Sept. 17:

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed until Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, Sept. 19:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It is also closed from 4 p.m. until Friday, Sept. 20 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

Home Support and Nursing Services

  • Home visits for home support and nursing services may be delayed or cancelled. Clients should call their service provider directly to confirm and use their backup plan. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-225-7225 (toll free). 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 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, Sept. 18

  • 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, Sept. 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 from 12:00 p.m. (noon) 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, Sept. 20

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche 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.

Saturday, Sept 21

  • 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 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.

 

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

Home Support and Nursing Services

  • Home visits for home support and nursing services may be delayed or cancelled. Clients should call their service provider directly to confirm and use their backup plan. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-225-7225 (toll free). 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. until Wednesday, September 18, at 8 a.m.
  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • X-ray services are closed today at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre in Wolfville. 

Tuesday, September 24

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, September 26

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.