Emergency Department in Whitbourne temporarily diverted


The Emergency Department at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily diverted today.


Eastern Health advises that anyone in the area who requires emergency services is to go to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s, or call 911.


Other services such as family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services will continue to be available by appointment.


Eastern Health did not provide a reason for the disruption in services.