North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash.

TATAMAGOUCHE – Lack of physician coverage is once again closing the emergency departments in Pugwash and Tatamagouche between July 14 and 20.

At the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash, the department will be closed:

  • July 14, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • July 15, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • July 16, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • July 17, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • July 18, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • July 20, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche will be closed:

  • July 16, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

The departments are both OPEN during overnight hours (8 p.m.-8 a.m.) with coverage provided by the paramedic/registered nurse/oversight physician team.

Those experiencing a medical emergency should always call 911. General health concerns can also be directed to HealthLink 811 where advice and information are available around the clock by simply dialing 811. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.