KCMH emergency department closed part of Tuesday

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The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital will be closed from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. tomorrow (December 12) due to a temporary lack of physician coverage.

The emergency department will be open from 4 to 10 p.m.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 9-1-1 or seek emergency services at the Queen Elizabeth 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.

For non-urgent care, Islanders are encouraged to visit their primary care provider or a walk-in clinic (www.healthpei.ca/walkinclinics). Islanders with any health concerns or in need of health information can also call 8-1-1 to speak with an experienced registered nurse for advice on the best course of action.

Media contact:
Amanda Hamel

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En cas d’urgence médicale, appelez au 911 ou rendez-vous aux urgences.

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