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

Central Health is currently experiencing a temporary human resource challenge at Dr. Y.K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre in New-Wes-Valley. Residents requiring emergency services during this 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.

The diversion of emergency services will take place on:

  • Tuesday, April 12 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm


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

  • Tuesday, April 12, from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Wednesday, April 13

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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