September 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health informs the public of upcoming temporary changes at the emergency and ambulance entrance areas of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital. From 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on both Saturday, September 17, 2022, and Sunday, September 18, 2022, the emergency and ambulance entrances will be accessible from the St. Clare Avenue side only.
Access from LeMarchant Road will be closed due to construction in the area. Patients and ambulances will be directed to the St. Clare Avenue entrance, where flag persons will be available to direct two-way traffic flow in and out of this area.
Emergency patient drop-off will be maintained, but parking in the area will not be available to ensure adequate space for ambulance turnaround.
Safeguards will be in place; however, the public is advised to proceed with caution and to follow posted signage in the area and obey the directions of the flag persons directing traffic.
Eastern Health would like to thank the public and employees for their cooperation and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
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