Sparwood Health Care Centre Emergency Department – reduced hours on Tuesday

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

Residents are advised of the followed 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 adjusted Emergency Department hours on the following date:

Tuesday, June 4 – open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 weekly updates when there are changes to normal operating hours.