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Shelburne Roseway Hospital closure during Jan. 20-21 timeframe due to lack of physician availability

Shelburne Roseway Hospital. (Tina Comeau)
Shelburne Roseway Hospital. (Tina Comeau)

YARMOUTH, N.S. –  Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is advising the public that the emergency department at Roseway Hospital will be closed Sunday, January 20, at 6 p.m. until Monday, January 21, at 8 a.m. This is due to lack of physician availability.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911, particularly if experiencing unusual symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest tightness, abdominal pain, persistent headache or dizziness, or an injury requiring stitches or involving a broken bone.

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.

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