The emergency department at Soldiers Memorial Hospital is closed today, March 20, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Nova Scotia Health Authority said in a statement the unplanned closure is due to the unavailability of physicians to cover the shift.
The authority advises if you have an emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department. .
For non-emergency health advice from a registered nurse, please call 811.
The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 at 1-888-429-8167.