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Reduced hours at Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital emergency department

By Kelli Rickard Jun 7, 2024 | 9:24 AM

The emergency department at the Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital in Lunenburg has reduced hours.

Nova Scotia Health says the ER will be closed at 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and re-opening at 7:30 a.m. the following day.

Even when the emergency department may be closed, Virtual Urgent Care is available Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you have a medical emergency, you should call 911.

For general health advice and information, call 811 to speak to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week.