Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 3:55 p.m., Feb 22, 2019)

IMPORTANT:  For non-emergency health advice from a registered nurse, please cal 811. In the event of an emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department. The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167

Nova Scotia Health Authority will be updating this page with information as it becomes available.

Information for Halifax area and West Hants (*This page does not provide temporary closure information for the IWK Health Centre)

Thursday, Feb. 21:   

  • The Adult Day Program at St Nicholas Anglican Church, 29 Westwood Boulevard in Upper Tantallon is cancelled today. Services to resume Thursday Feb.  28.
  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. on Thursday and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) closes at 8 p.m. on Thursday and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Friday, Feb. 22:   

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department  re-opens at 8 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23:   

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital’s collaborative emergency centre (CEC) re-opens at 8 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 25:  

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 8 a.m. on Monday and re-opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Tuesday, Feb. 26: 

  • Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes re-opens at 8 a.m.

Information for Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County, Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County

Friday, Feb. 22:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 25:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency opens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency opens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 27:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency opens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 28:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency opens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Mar. 1:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Mar. 2:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Mar. 3:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Mar. 4:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 5:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Wednesday, Mar. 6:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Thursday, Mar. 7:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Friday, Mar. 8:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Saturday, Mar. 9:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Sunday, Mar. 10:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Monday, Mar. 11:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 7 a.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 12:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens today at 7 a.m.

Information for Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County

Thursday, Feb. 21

  • The Adult Day Program at St Catherine’s Church 509 Church Street in Indian Brook is cancelled today. Services to resume Thursday Feb.  28.
  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 25

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Cumberland Community Care Centre emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 28

  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, March 1

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 2

  • North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department in Pugwash will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Information for Annapolis and Kings Counties, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties, Lunenburg and Queens Counties

Friday, February 22

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department will be closed from 6 a.m. until Saturday, February 23, at 8 a.m.
  • Digby Hospital's emergency department is closed from 2:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 23

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.

Sunday, February 24

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department will be closed from 6 p.m. until Monday, February 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department will operate at reduced hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Monday February 25

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department re-opens at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department will operate at reduced hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.