Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health Authority (Updated @ 9:50 a.m. on Oct. 18, 2019)

If you have 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, Oct. 17:

  • Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed today re-opens at 8 a.m. today.

Information for Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Friday, Oct. 18:

  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department closes at 4 p.m. It reopens on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Saturday, Oct. 19:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 a.m. It reopens on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Sunday, Oct. 20:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m. It also closes at 6 p.m. and reopens on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Monday, Oct. 21:

  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Tuesday, Oct. 22:

  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Wednesday, Oct. 23:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 a.m. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department is closed. It reopens on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

Thursday, Oct. 24:

  • Strait Richmond Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Northside General Hospital's emergency department reopens at 8 a.m.
  • Victoria County Memorial Hospital's emergency department closes at 6 p.m. It reopens on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 a.m.
  • Glace Bay Hospital's emergency department reopens at 7 a.m. It also closes at 4 p.m. and reopens on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 a.m.
  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital's emergency department is closed for facility maintenance. It will reopen when work is completed in the new year.
  • Eastern Memorial Hospital's emergency department is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed overnight.

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

Friday, Oct 18

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche 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.

Sunday, Oct 20

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche 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 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct 21

  • All Saints Springhill Hospital emergency department will be closed from 7 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, Oct 22

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

Thursday, Oct 24

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

Friday, Oct 25

  • Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital emergency department in Tatamagouche 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, October 18

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today, Saturday and Sunday. It reopens Monday morning at 7:30 a.m.
  • Soldiers Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.

Saturday, October 19

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department is closed from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday, October 20.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today and tomorrow. It reopens Monday Morning at 7:30 a.m.

Sunday, October 20

  • Roseway Hospital's emergency department opens at 8 a.m.
  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department is closed all day today and reopens tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m.

Monday, October 21

  • Fishermen's Memorial Hospital's emergency department opens at 7:30 a.m.
  • X-ray service at Annapolis Community Health Centre is closed today.

Tuesday, October 22

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, October 24

  • Annapolis Community Health Centre's collaborative emergency centre (CEC) is closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.