Alberta Health Services is temporarily closing the Emergency Department (ED) at the Central Peace Health Complex, due to an unexpected nursing shortage and an inability to secure temporary coverage

From 11 a.m. today Jan. 16 to 7 a.m., tomorrow, Jan. 17, there will be no staff available in the Central Peace Health Complex ED.

Nurses will remain on site in Acute Care.

The ED may reopen sooner if coverage can be found.

Patients are asked to call 911 if they have a medical emergency.