Public Service Announcements

Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre 

November 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 28, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m.

While emergency services are closed, primary health care (i.e. family practice clinic appointments) will still be available. To make an appointment for the family practice clinic (including evening virtual appointments), outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services, individuals may call 709-873-2330. Additional appointments have been added at the family practice clinic for the coming week to meet the increased demand.

Patients requiring emergency services during the closures should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Eastern Health’s Paramedicine and Medical Transport Team’s Annual Pack the Back Toy, Food and Clothes Drive this Weekend

November 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health’s Paramedicine and Medical Transport team is asking the public to help pack the backs of ambulances with toys, food, and clothing to help families in need this Holiday Season. Gifts will be donated to the Salvation Army for distribution to families throughout the region.

The 12th annual Pack the Back toys, food, and clothing drive begins this Saturday, November 26, 2022, with a second drive on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Donations will be collected at the following Walmart store locations: (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

November 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 28 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, December 5 at 8:00 a.m.

Family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services continue to be available, by appointment, at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Changes to Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre 

November 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of a temporary change in services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre effective:

Thursday, November 24 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. 

During this time, the emergency department will be staffed by a nurse practitioner, supported by a physician who will be available virtually. Patients are advised to proceed to the emergency department at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre where they will be assessed and transferred to another hospital, if necessary.

Eastern Health thanks the public for their understanding as we continue to remain focused on the safe delivery of care for the people of the Bonavista area.

For the most up-to-date information on temporary service closures in the region, please visit the Eastern Health website at: https://www.easternhealth.ca/prc/service-closures-and-updates/.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

November 18, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 21, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 28, at 8:00 a.m.

Although emergency services will be closed, primary health care (i.e. family practice clinic appointments) will still be available. To make an appointment for the family practice clinic (including evening virtual appointments), outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services, individuals may call 709-873-2330. Family practice clinic hours may expand to meet any increase in demand.

Patients requiring emergency services during the closures should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

November 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 21 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 28 at 8:00 a.m.

Family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services continue to be available, by appointment, at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne. (more…)


Temporary Schedule for Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

November 10, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that due to unanticipated human resource challenges at U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence, the previous schedule for emergency services is no longer in effect. The updated temporary schedule is as follows:

Date  Hours of Operation 
Sunday, November 13 CLOSED: starting at 8:00 a.m.
Monday, November 14 OPEN: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15 OPEN: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 16 CLOSED
Thursday, November 17 CLOSED
Friday, November 18 OPEN: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 19 OPEN: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 20 OPEN: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Some patients with primary care appointments will be contacted to have their appointments rescheduled.

Family practice clinics and outpatient laboratory services, such as blood collection and X-ray, are available by appointment at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre. Patients may book an appointment for these services by calling 709-873-2330.  (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

November 10, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 14 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 21 at 8:00 a.m.

Family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services continue to be available, by appointment, at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Schedule for Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

November 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence has implemented a four-week temporary schedule for emergency services. This schedule allows U.S. Memorial Health Centre to maximize available human resources in order to continue to offer both emergency services and appointment-based physician clinics.

Effective November 7 to December 4, 2022:

Emergency services will be CLOSED on Tuesday and Thursday starting at 8:00 a.m. for 24 hours (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. the following day);

Emergency services will remain OPEN on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. for 24 hours (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. the following day).

During emergency service closures, appointments for primary health-care visits will continue. Family practice clinics and outpatient laboratory services, such as blood collection and X-ray, are available by appointment at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre. Patients may book an appointment for these services by calling 709-873-2330.

Patients requiring emergency services during the closures should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

November 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, November 7 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 14 at 8:00 a.m.

Family practice clinics, outpatient laboratory services and ambulatory treatment services continue to be available, by appointment, at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

November 1, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Wednesday, November 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Changes to Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

November 1, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of a temporary change in services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre effective:

Wednesday, November 2 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 3 at 8:00 a.m. 

During this time, the emergency department will be staffed by a nurse practitioner, supported by a physician who will be available virtually. Patients are advised to proceed to the emergency department at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre where they will be assessed and transferred to another hospital, if necessary. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 28, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, October 31 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, November 1 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

October 28, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, October 31 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 7 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, October 27 at 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 30 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, October 24 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, October 25 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

October 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

 Monday, October 24 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 31 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Thursday, October 20 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, October 21 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 17, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Tuesday, October 18 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, October 19 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Monday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, October 18 at 8:00 a.m. (more…)


Eastern Health Offers Influenza Vaccination Clinics

October 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that influenza (flu) vaccination clinics will begin to roll throughout the region starting Monday, October 17, 2022. Flu vaccination clinics are available by appointment only.

Appointment times, as well dates and locations for flu clinics, can be found on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s website at https://www.timefortheshot.ca/. Those unable to schedule an appointment online can book by calling 1-833-951-3904 (toll-free). (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

October 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 24 at 8:00 a.m.

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Eastern Health Expands Hours of Operation for Community Walk-In Clinic in St. John’s

October 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that it is expanding the hours of its community walk-in clinic at 50 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John’s, starting on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. The clinic is open to individuals in the metro area who do not have a family health-care provider.

The clinic will be open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the possibility of expanded hours based on community need. The clinic is walk-in only at this time with a limited number of appointments that will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Wednesday, October 12 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

October 7, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, October 10 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

October 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

Wednesday, October 5 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, October 12 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Possible Delay in Payment for Eastern Health Clients

September 29, 2022 – St. John’s, NL Eastern Health is advising individuals and businesses of a possible delay in payment due to the new banking holiday observed for Truth and Reconciliation Day on September 30.

Clients of the Community Support Program and the Mental Health and Addictions Program who receive semi-monthly recurring payments from Eastern Heath, dated September 30, 2022, may not receive payments until Monday, October 3, 2022.

Eastern Health apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks individuals for their understanding at this time.

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Temporary Changes to St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital Emergency Entrance

September 29, 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 Saturday, October 1, 2022 and Sunday, October 2, 2022, the emergency and ambulance entrances will be accessible from the St. Clare Avenue side only due to construction in the area.

Access from LeMarchant Road will be closed and patients and ambulances will be directed to the St. Clare Avenue entrance. Flag persons will be available to direct two-way traffic flow in and out of this area. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

September 29, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, October 3 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 10 at 8:00 a.m.

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Eastern Health Services Relocating from Taylor Building to Carbonear Community Services Building

September 28, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health informs the public that services currently offered from the Taylor Building in Harbour Grace will be relocated to the Carbonear Community Services Building effective Monday, October 3, 2022.

Eastern Health services offered which are relocating to the new location include public health, community supports, intervention services, mental health and addictions, and speech-language pathology services. As of Monday, October 3, 2022, individuals with existing appointments should proceed to the Carbonear Community Services Building, 15a Industrial Crescent, Carbonear.

As a result of the location change, there will be a two-hour telephone service interruption between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. During this time, telephone lines will also be transferred to the new location and the public is advised not to leave voicemails for staff at the Taylor Centre as they will not be received.

Eastern Health thanks the public for their cooperation and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 27, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Wednesday, September 28 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, September 30 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, October 5 at 8:00 a.m.

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Eastern Health Advises COVID-19 Boosters Are Now Available for Individuals Five Years and Older

September 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that all adults, adolescents, and children, five to 11 years of age, are now eligible for a fall COVID-19 booster. Individuals are eligible regardless of the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses they have previously received. Individuals are also encouraged to receive their booster dose 20 weeks from their last vaccine dose or three months from COVID-19 infection. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

September 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, September 26 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 3 at 8:00 a.m.

Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911 and those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to the nearest open emergency department in Carbonear, Placentia or St. John’s. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 22, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Friday, September 23 at 8:00 a.m. to Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Patients requiring emergency services should call 911 or proceed to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or the Dr. S. Beckley Clinic in Grand Bank if they feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem. (more…)


Public Invited to Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting

September 22, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: The public is invited by Leslie O’Reilly, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Kenneth Baird, President and CEO (interim), to attend Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

At the AGM, accomplishments and challenges relating to Eastern Health’s strategic priorities during the 2021-22 fiscal year will be highlighted.

This year’s event will be held virtually and in person and members of the public who wish to attend can register at www.easternhealth.ca/.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

• Tuesday, September 20 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m. (more…)


Temporary Changes to St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital Emergency Entrance

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. (more…)


Release of Information Office Relocated at Mount Pearl Square

September 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that, effective Tuesday, September 20, the Release of Information office, located at Mount Pearl Square, 760 Topsail Road, will move to the Business side of the building. Members of the public should proceed to the Business side reception in order to request or receive medical records.

Eastern Health apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

September 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

• Monday, September 19 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 26 at 8:00 a.m.
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Appointments Now Available for Annual Women’s Health Day Clinic

September 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health’s Women’s Health Clinic will hold its annual Women’s Health Day on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Health Sciences Centre. Pap tests will be offered by female staff, and appointments are available by calling (709) 777-3018 or (709) 777-7460. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

• Friday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m. to Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 a.m.
• Saturday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. to Tuesday, September 20 at 8:00 a.m. (more…)


Public Invited to Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting

September 15, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: The public is invited by Leslie O’Reilly, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Kenneth Baird, President and CEO (interim), to attend Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

• Thursday, September 15 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m. (more…)


All Health Services within Eastern Health to Proceed During Day of Honour

September 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that all health services will proceed on Monday, September 19, 2022, the federal and provincial day honouring Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. (more…)


Regional Health Authorities to Provide Update on Mammography Review This Week

September 12, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Following the update from Central Health today, Monday, September 12, 2022, the three other regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Western Health and Labrador-Grenfell Health) will provide an update to the public on progress with the retrospective mammography review for patients on Thursday, September 15, 2022. (more…)


Patients with Emergency Medical Needs Only Advised to Proceed to Emergency Departments in St. John’s

September 10, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Emergency rooms at the Health Sciences Centre and St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s are experiencing unprecedented pressures resulting in long wait times for patients. Eastern Health reminds individuals who are not experiencing a medical emergency to consider alternate options before proceeding to an emergency department.

This approach will help to alleviate long wait times by patients and also helps staff to focus on the delivery of safe and quality care for individuals who present with critical medical conditions, including those who experience serious injuries, heart attacks, strokes and difficulty breathing. (more…)


Change to Hours of Operation at Mundy Pond Community Walk-In Clinic

September 9, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the Community Walk-In Clinic located at 50 Mundy Pond Road in St. John’s, will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Friday, September 9, and will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, September 10, 2022, due to current human resource challenges. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

September 9, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, September 12 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 19 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 8, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Friday, September 9 from 8:00 a.m. to Saturday, September 10 at 8:00 a.m. and
  • Sunday, September 11 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 12 at 8:00 a.m. 

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Public Invited to Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting

September 8, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: The public is invited by Leslie O’Reilly, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Kenneth Baird, President and CEO (interim), to attend Eastern Health’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

Eastern Health will provide further details about this event in the coming weeks. Members of the public who wish to attend in person or virtually can register at www.easternhealth.ca/.

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Change to Hours of Operation at Mundy Pond Community Walk-In Clinic

September 2, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the Community Walk-In Clinic located at 50 Mundy Pond Road in St. John’s, will be closing today (Friday, September 2, 2022) at 4:00 p.m., and will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, September 3, 2022). (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre – Whitbourne

September 2, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

• Monday, September 5 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 12 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

September 1, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Friday, September 2 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 5 at 8:00 a.m. 

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

August 30, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Wednesday, August 31 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, September 2 at 8:00 a.m. 

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

August 26, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, August 29 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 5 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

August 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Friday, August 26 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, August 29 at 8:00 a.m

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Eastern Health to Begin Providing Monkeypox Vaccine to Eligible Individuals

August 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is providing the Imvamune vaccine for the Monkeypox virus to eligible individuals starting today. This is based on the epidemiology of the outbreak in Canada, and following the lead of other jurisdictions in the country. Eligible individuals include:

  • Two-spirit people, transgender people, and cisgender males who self-identify as belonging to the gay, bisexual, queer, and men who have sex with men community, and meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Have had sex with two or more partners in the last 90 days, or are planning to do so;
    • Have received a diagnosis of a sexually transmitted infection in the last six months;
    • Have attended, worked, or volunteered in venues or other locations for sexual contact within the past 90 days or may be planning to do so, whether in or outside of the province.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

August 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, August 22 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, August 29 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

August 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, August 22 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, August 24 at 8:00 a.m

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Eastern Health Advises Move of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to Mount Pearl Square

August 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that the COVID-19 vaccine clinic located at 50 Mundy Pond Road in St. John’s will be relocating to Mount Pearl Square, 760 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl effective August 22, 2022. (more…)


Temporary Changes at Main Entrance of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital 

August 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of upcoming temporary changes at the main entrance of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital to accommodate construction work in the area.

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Temporary Changes to Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre 

August 17, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of a temporary change in services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre effective: 

  • Thursday, August 18 at 2:00 p.m. to Friday, August 19 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

August 15, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Tuesday, August 16 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, August 22 at 8:00 a.m

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

August 15, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Wednesday, August 17 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, August 19 at 8:00 a.m

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

August 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Friday, August 12 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 16 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

August 5, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Monday, August 8 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, August 12 at 8:00 a.m

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Temporary Closure of Pediatric/Obstetrical Services at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville

August 3, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that pediatric/obstetrical services at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Wednesday, August 3 at 4:00 p.m. to Thursday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m

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Update on Location for Recovery Centre Services

August 3, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the Recovery Centre has resumed regular operations at 80 Charter Avenue in St. John’s, after services were temporarily relocated to facilitate ongoing renovations. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

August 2, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre 

August 1, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:Eastern Health advises the public that the emergency services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre will be temporarily closed due to current human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place from:

  • Tuesday, August 2 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 a.m.

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