The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital collaborative emergency centre. Raissa Tetanish photo

TATAMAGOUCHE – The Nova Scotia Health Authority has just announced the collaborative emergency centre in Tatamagouche is closed today, Nov. 28.

The closure, due to lack of physician availability, runs until 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