June 8, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the Emergency Department at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily diverted today, June 8, 2022.
Patients in the area who require emergency services are advised to go to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s, or to call 911 for assistance.
Family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services such as chemotherapy continue to be available, by appointment, at the community health centre in Whitbourne.
If you are unsure whether you or a loved one should go to the Emergency Department, please call the NL Health Line at 811 to speak with a registered nurse 24 hours, seven days a week. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 811 or 709-737-4668 or toll-free 1-888-737-4668.
Eastern Health apologizes for this disruption in services.
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