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Temporary Diversion of Emergency Services at Dr. Y.K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre

Updated: Mar 24, 2022

March 23, 2022

Due to a temporary staffing resource challenge at Dr. Y.K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre in New-Wes-Valley, Emergency Services will be diverted to James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre (JPMRHC) in Gander on:

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Sunday, March 27, 2022 from 8:00 am to 8:00 am Monday, March 28 (24hrs)

If residents require emergency services during this time, they are advised to call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room at 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.


Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications and Government Relations



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