Doctor shortage given as reason
Due to physician availability, the emergency department at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Middleton will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is the second time this week the emergency department has been closed at SMH.
Annapolis Valley Health said if you have an emergency, call 911. Emergency care is also available at Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville and the Collaborative Emergency Centre in Annapolis Royal. For non-emergency health information, AVH advises to call 811 to speak with a registered nurse. Annapolis Valley Health apologizes for any inconvenience.