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Interior Health closes Merritt's ER again

The emergency room at the hospital in Merritt is closed again, this time for just over 24 hours.

The Nicola Valley Hospital emergency department closed at 7 a.m. today, March 13 and will reopen at 8 a.m. tomorrow, according to a media release from Interior Health Authority.

The health authority closed the ER due to a physician vacancy.

Over the past three months, Merritt’s emergency department was also closed Dec. 20, Jan. 8, Jan. 16, Feb. 7, Feb. 17, Feb. 21 and March 10.

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