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UPDATED:Diversion of Emergency Services and Virtual ER at Green Bay Health Centre (March 5-12, 2022)

Updated: Mar 6, 2022

March 5, 2022

Central Health is experiencing a temporary resource challenge at the Green Bay Health Centre (GBHC) in Springdale. Residents requiring emergency services during this time, are advised to call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room at Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor where they will be seen.

The diversion of emergency services will take place on the following dates:

  • Sunday, March 6 from 8:00 am to Monday, March 7 at 8:00 am

  • Monday, March 7 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Wednesday, March 9 from 6:00 am – 8:00 pm


On-site emergency services will be supported through Virtual ER assessment on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, March 5 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (8hrs)

  • Tuesday, March 8 from 8:00 pm to Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00 am (10hrs)

  • Thursday, March 10 from 8:00 am to Friday, March 11 at 8:00 am (24hrs)

  • Friday, March 11 from 8:00 pm to Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 am (12hrs)

  • Saturday, March 12 from 8:00 pm to Sunday, March 13 at 8:00 am (12hrs)

For more on Virtual ERs please click here.

Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and non-physician healthcare workers. Central Health has been engaging physicians directly about potential opportunities and is working with a recruitment firm to assist in its search for physicians.

We apologize for this interruption of service and thank the public for their understanding and patience as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for the residents of the Green Bay area.


Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications and Government Relations



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