Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2020)

 

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)

Tuesday, Feb. 18:

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today, reopening at 8 a.m. on Wed. Feb. 19

Wednesday, Feb. 19:

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

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Tuesday, Feb. 18

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020.
  • X-ray service at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020. People needing walk-in X-ray service can go to Glace Bay Hospital or Northside General Hospital between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays) or they can go to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital between 1 and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays).

Wednesday, Feb. 19

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Thursday, Feb. 20 at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020.
  • X-ray service at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020. People needing walk-in X-ray service can go to Glace Bay Hospital or Northside General Hospital between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays) or they can go to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital between 1 and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays).

Thursday, Feb. 20

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Friday, Feb. 21 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020.
  • X-ray service at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020. People needing walk-in X-ray service can go to Glace Bay Hospital or Northside General Hospital between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays) or they can go to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital between 1 and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays).

Friday, Feb. 21

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed until Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 a.m.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020.
  • X-ray service at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in spring 2020. People needing walk-in X-ray service can go to Glace Bay Hospital or Northside General Hospital between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays) or they can go to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital between 1 and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays).

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

                  Tuesday, February 18

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

                  Wednesday, February 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 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Friday, February 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.

                  Saturday, February 22

                  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department 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

                  Tuesday, February 18

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed from 9 p.m. tonight, until Wednesday, February 19, at 8 a.m.
                  • X-Ray service at Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre is closed today.

                  Wednesday, February 19

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC), is closed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
                  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

                  Thursday, February 20

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

                  Saturday, February 22

                  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

                  Tuesday, February 25

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

                  Thursday, Feb. 27

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