Residents are advised of the following change to emergency department hours at the health centre in Sparwood next week due to limited physician availability:
Monday, July 22 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, July 26 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 – CLOSED
Sunday, July 28 – CLOSED
Note: Sparwood hours of operation are normally seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 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.