The Collaborative Emergency Department in Pugwash will be closed for 12 hours on Monday.
The closure at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 24 because no physician is available for coverage. The CEC will be open from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m., with coverage provided by a paramedic, registered nurse, and oversight physician team.
Anyone facing a medical emergency at any time should always call 911. General health concerns can be directed to HealthLink 811 (call 811), where advice and information is available 24 hours a day. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.
Anyone who is unclear on a proper course of action may also contact the hospital at 902-243-2521, extension 1.