Subscription options:


Font Size:
spwdhosp

Doctor shortage results in two-day closure of Sparwood Primary Health Care CentrePosted: July 17, 2012

Residents of the Sparwood and Elkford areas are advised that the emergency department in Sparwood will be closed Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 due to limited physician availability. The emergency department will reopen on Monday, July 23, reported Interior Health today (July 17).

Sparwood and Elkford residents should take note of the following if they require care when the emergency department is closed:

In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

People who require non-urgent care can go to emergency department in Fernie (24/7).

If individuals are unsure about what services they require, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1.
The toll-free line provides 24-hour, confidential health information and advice from a registered nurse.

Sparwood Emergency Department services normally operate seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Interior Health regrets this interruption to service.

Interior Health

Tags:
Author:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


More Stories

Santa tour CFES

Santa returns to Cranbrook for city tour

> Read More
InvyDeer

Rod & Gun Club offers deer capture services

> Read More
Teepee, Ben Nye, and Lakit Mountains from the Wycliffe Prairie

Look Outside winners for November

> Read More
NovemberBFC

November Burn Fund Calendar winner

> Read More
KG Lead

Naked Wines offers amazing value

> Read More
ColStevens

A tough time of year to take on this challenge

> Read More
ColCornishLead

Stupid Disney Princesses

> Read More
BRLead

Exploring one of man’s most enduring passions

> Read More