Community

Change of hours at Sparwood Emergency Department

Residents are advised of the following change to emergency department hours at the health centre in Sparwood next week due to limited physician availability.

Hours of operation are normally seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Please note the adjusted ED hours for the following day:

  • Tuesday, September 10 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All other hours of operation remain the same.

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.
  • Residents should proceed to the emergency department in Fernie.
  • 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.

Interior Health regrets these temporary changes to usual service and will provide the community with regular updates when there are changes to normal operating hours.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Is CUPE running your city hall?
 
Literacy impacts lives, join Reach a Reader campaign
 
Conversations with Mary: Rosa and Santo Rocca
Outdoor Education – Canoeing on Lake Koocanusa
 
Screw found in cereal box
 
Penticton mayoral candidates vilified in poster capaign
Tour de North hosts send-off barbecue for local rider
 
Multiculturalism is for everyone
 
Alice in Wonderland takes over the theatre

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 25 edition online now. Browse the archives.