A lack of nursing coverage has prompted a temporary closure of the emergency department at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche.
The Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed from 8 p.m. Saturday (July 7) until 8 a.m. Sunday.
Those experiencing a medical emergency should call 911. General health concerns can also be directed to HealthLink 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 about the availability of services may also contact the hospital at 902-657-2382.