Montague hospital ER will be closing early Friday – CBC

Kings County Memorial Hospital emergency room expects to have regular hours Saturday

Jun 02, 2023

A staffing issue will close the emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague at 1 p.m. on Friday.

In a news release, Health P.E.I. said the department will open again for its regular hours on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Health P.E.I. advises anyone with emergency medical needs to call 911 or seek emergency services when:

Experiencing discomfort or tightness in the chest.
Experiencing unusual shortness of breath.
Experiencing abdominal pain.
Experiencing prolonged and persistent headache or dizziness.
An injury that may require stitches or involve a broken bone.
A child has prolonged diarrhea or vomiting.
A baby under six months of age has a fever of 38 C or higher.
If you have any health concerns or need immediate health information, call 811 to speak to a registered nurse.

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