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

April 14, 2022

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:

  • Friday, April 15 from 4:00 pm to Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 am

  • Saturday, April 16 at 4:00 pm to Sunday, April 17 at 8:00 am

  • Sunday, April 17 at 4:00 pm to Sunday, April 17 at 8:00 pm

  • Monday, April 18 at 4:00 pm to Tuesday, April 19 at 8:00 am


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

  • Sunday, April 17, from 8:00 pm to Monday, April 18 at 8:00 am

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. 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.


Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications and Government Relations



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