Due to limited physician availability, Island Health is advising community residents and visitors about changes to the operating hours for urgent care services at the Chemainus Health Care Centre during the month of January.
Port Hardy Hospital emergency department will be closed overnights from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning the evening of December 22 through to the morning of January 9, 2023. Port Hardy Hospital emergency department will remain open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day during the overnight closure.
Now, instead of having their injuries assessed in the emergency department, injured patients are received by an experienced trauma team of physicians and nurses available around the clock, 365 days per year, who have been alerted in advance by BC Emergency Health Services personnel.
Due to limited staff availability Island Health is advising community residents and visitors to the area that the Cormorant Island Community Health Centre emergency department will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 13 to 8 a.m. Thursday, December 15.