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Temporary closure of Emergency Services at Lewisporte Health Centre

February 10, 2023


Central Health will experience a temporary staffing shortage at the Lewisporte Health Centre, in Lewisporte, between Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 . See below for the schedule during this time period.


Lewisporte Health Centre (LHC)

STATUS START TIME END TIME

Temporary Closure Sat, February 11, 2023 at 8pm Sun, February 12, 2023 at 8am


During the period of temporary closure, 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 (CNRHC) in Grand Falls-Windsor or James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander.


Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and healthcare providers. 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 central region.


Health Hub

Central Health's Health Hub is available to ALL residents of Central Newfoundland who have non-emergent medical issues, who do not have a family physician or whose family physician is not available. Health Hub clinics are open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. To reach the Health Hub, please call the Gander Medical Clinic at 709-381-0112 or 709-381-0338 or the Killick Clinic in Grand Falls-Windsor at 709-292-8404. Patients should expect an increase in wait times for both in person and virtual appointments at Health Hub Sites.


For more on Health Hubs click here.


811 HealthLine

Residents are also reminded of the 811 HealthLine which they can avail of anytime. 811 Healthline is a confidential and free telephone line staffed by experienced Registered Nurses. 811 is available to all residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, of any age. Call 811 at any time, day or night, to speak to a Registered Nurse. They are always there for you. Appointments with NPs over the phone or by video are available everyday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, including weekends. PLEASE NOTE THAT, DEPENDING ON APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY, IT COULD TAKE UP TO 3 DAYS TO SEE THE 811 NP.





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