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Virtual ER to support resource shortage at Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre (BVPHC)

March 13, 2021

Central Health is experiencing a temporary resource 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.


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

  • Monday, March 14 from 8:00 pm to Tuesday, March 15 at 8:00 am

  • Tuesday, March 15 from 8:00 pm to Wednesday, March 16 at 8:00 am

  • Wednesday, March 16 at 8:00 pm to Thursday, March 17 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. 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 the Baie Verte area.

Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

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