Sparwood Health Care Centre Emergency Department hours UPDATE: August 2 – August 9

Residents are advised of the followed adjustments to normal emergency department hours at the health centre in Sparwood next week.

Residents are advised of the followed adjustments to normal emergency department hours at the health centre in Sparwood next week given physician availability.

 

Wednesday, August 7 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Residents should take note of the following if they require care when their 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 communities with updates when there are changes to normal operating hours.