April 27, 2015 - 3:19 PM
ASHCROFT – Residents are advised that the Ashcroft Hospital and Health Centre Emergency Department will be experiencing reduced hours due to a lack of physician availability.
Effective May 1, and until further notice, the Emergency Department will be open:
Monday, 8 a.m. to noon
Tuesday, 9 a.m. to noon
Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon
Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon
Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight
Saturday, 24 hours
Sunday, 24 hours
During the hours the Emergency Department is closed, residents should take note of the following:
In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
For non-urgent matters, residents may wish to use the emergency departments or walk-in clinics
in Kamloops or Merritt.
If individuals are unsure about what services they require, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1.
The toll-free line provides 24-hour, confidential health information and advice from a registered nurse.
Interior Health regrets this interruption to service and remains committed to providing reliable and sustainable health services to the residents of Ashcroft and the surrounding area. IH is appreciative of the ongoing support of the Village of Ashcroft and the efforts of the Ashcroft Wellness and Health Action Coalition as we work together to recruit new physicians.
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