Western Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre

Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at Western Hospital in Alberton will be closed today (Friday), Saturday, and Sunday, August 2-4, inclusive due to a temporary lack of nursing coverage.  

The Emergency Department will open as scheduled tomorrow morning (Saturday) at 8 a.m. and the Collaborative Emergency Centre will re-open Monday evening at 8 p.m.

Anyone with emergency medical needs should call 9-1-1 or seek emergency services at the Prince County Hospital 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 may require stitches or involve a broken bone;
•    a child has prolonged diarrhea or vomiting; or
•    a baby under six months of age has a fever of 38°C (100.4°F) or higher.

Media contact:
Carmel Turpin

General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: 902-368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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