Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Beaverlodge Municipal Hospital Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage for 12 hours overnight for the following periods:
- 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 to 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 12
- 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 to 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13
- 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug 13 to 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14
During this time, nursing staff will remain on-site in the Emergency Department providing urgent triage and assessments and referrals for patients to alternate Emergency Departments in neighbouring communities.
Patients are asked to call 911 if they have a medical emergency. EMS remains available and will be re-routed to Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (42 km).
Information provided by Alberta Health Services
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