October 6, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that Carbonear General Hospital is currently experiencing problems with its inbound and outbound phone lines. The public are able to call the main switchboard at (709) 945-6246. In addition, Carbonear residents needing to call the fire department, should dial 911 as the direct lines are also experiencing problems. Private Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavillion is unaffected. Eastern Health is currently working to determine the cause of the interruption to the phone lines.
Eastern Health thanks the public for their cooperation during this time and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
A/Media Relations Manager
T: (709) 777-1412