August 21, 2022
Central Health is currently experiencing a temporary human resource challenge at the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre in Twillingate. This shortage will be supported by a temporary closure of Emergency (ER) Services.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ER SERVICES at Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre:
The closure of emergency services will take place on:
Sunday, August 21 at 12:00 midnight to Monday, August 22 at 8:00 am
Residents requiring emergency services during this time are advised to call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre (JPMRHC) in Gander where they will be seen.
Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and non-physician healthcare workers. 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.
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.