North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash.

PUGWASH – More closures have been announced for Pugwash and Tatamagouche emergency departments.

In Pugwash, the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital’s emergency department will be closed:

  • Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 
  • Nov. 12, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m.
  • Nov. 14, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital’s emergency department in Tatamagouche will be closed:

  • Nov. 11, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

These closures are due to lack of physician coverage.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911. For non-urgent care, please call your family doctor or visit a walk-in clinic.

For general health advice and information call 811, which is a service offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week by experienced registered nurses. The Mental Health Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.

All temporary closures can be found online at