Temporary Diversion of Emergency Services at Dr. Y.K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre in New-Wes-Valley

March 31, 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 in Gander, where they will be seen.


The diversion of emergency services will take place on:

  • Friday, April 1, 2022 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm


VIRTUAL ER

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

  • Friday, April 1, 2022 from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Saturday, April 2

  • Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Sunday, April 3

  • Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Monday, April 4


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. Central Health has been engaging physicians directly about potential opportunities and is working with a recruitment firm to assist in its search for physicians.

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 New-Wes-Valley.


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Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications and Government Relations

gayle.stcroix@centralhealth.nl.ca



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