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Virtual ER to support Physician Shortage at Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre

April 8, 2022

Central Health is experiencing a temporary physician shortage at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre (BVPHC) in Baie Verte. Residents requiring emergency services during this time are advised to call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room where they will be seen. Individuals presenting to BVPHC may be assessed through a virtual emergency room service. There will be a healthcare provider available to support patient care on-site, as determined through the initial virtual ER assessment.


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

  • Tuesday, April 12 at 8:00 pm to Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 am

  • Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 pm to Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 am

  • Saturday, April 16 from 12:01 am to 8:00 am (8 hours)

  • Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 pm to Sunday, April 17 at 8:00 am (12 hours)

For more on Virtual ERs please click here.

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 Baie Verte.


Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations



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