Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Fairview Health Complex emergency department will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage for 24 hours from 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4 to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. 

Nursing staff will remain on-site in the emergency department providing triage, assessments, and referrals for patients to alternate emergency departments in surrounding communities, as needed. 

Patients are asked to call 911 if they have a medical emergency. EMS will remain available to the community and will be re-routed to surrounding healthcare centres. 

Residents are reminded to call Health Link at 811, which is available 24/7 for non-emergency health-related questions.