Sparwood Health Care Centre Emergency Department hours UPDATE: July 20 – July 28

Residents are advised of the following change to emergency department hours at the health centre in Sparwood next week

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.