Parrsboro ED Now OPEN - April 29 and 30

REVISED SCHEDULE of Temporary Closures
South Cumberland CEC Emergency Department

Nova Scotia Health Authority is advising the public there is a change in scheduled closures for the emergency department at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Parrsboro. The department will now be OPEN on the following days:
• Saturday, April 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
• Sunday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This change is possible because physician coverage has been secured.
The overnight coverage (8:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.) provided by the paramedic/registered nurse/oversight physician team will be available as usual.
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.
Anyone who is unclear on a proper course of action may also contact the Hospital at 902-254-2540 extension 1.

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Contact: Ann Keddy, Communications and Public Relations, 902-664-6359