Due to a lack of physician coverage, the Milk River Health Centre Emergency Department will be temporarily closed Tuesday night to Wednesday morning. According to Alberta Health Services, service interruption will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 28th and the department is scheduled to re-open at 7 a.m. Wednesday, November 29th.
According to the provincial health authority, nursing staff will remain on-site for long-term care residents during the closure.
Emergency calls will be rerouted to the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge and Raymond Health Centre. Residents needing to access an ED are advised to use these two facilities or call Health Link at 811 for non-emergency health-related questions.