Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Beaverlodge Municipal Hospital Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, and overnight from 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 to 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16.

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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