June 18, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank will be temporarily diverted to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre beginning today, Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. to Sunday, June 19 at 7:30 a.m.
Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem.
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. The HealthLine also has a nurse practitioner (NP) virtual care service that can prevent unnecessary emergency room visits for non-emergent issues. Appointments with NPs over the phone or by video are available everyday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., including weekends. Please note that, depending on appointment availability, it could take up to three days to see the 811 NP.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the NL Health Line at 811.
Eastern Health thanks the public and employees for their cooperation and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
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