North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash.

PUGWASH – The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department will be closed multiple times Dec. 1-7 due to lack of physician coverage.

The closures include:

  • Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Dec. 3, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911. For non-urgent care, 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