Public Service Announcements

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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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Open to Children 6 months to 5 Years of Age

August 1, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health would like to advise the public that COVID-19 vaccination for children between 6 months to 5 years of age at clinics are now available throughout the region. Children in this age group will receive the Moderna Spikevax vaccine which has been authorized by Health Canada for children ages 6 months to 5 years.

Individuals may book an appointment at a clinic by visiting www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine/gettheshot/ or by calling 1-833-951-3904 (toll-free). When booking online, please select 6 Months to under 5 Years – PEDIATRIC COVID-19 Immunization Appointment before proceeding to book an appointment. Please note that appointment availability will vary across the region initially; however, appointments will continue to be regularly added to the online booking system and individuals are advised to continue to check availability. As well, this week Eastern Health will be opening a second vaccine clinic in the metro region at Mount Pearl Square, 760 Topsail Road. (more…)


Eastern Health Implements Plan for Global Epidural Catheter Supply Shortage

July 29, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health is responding to a global epidural catheter shortage. There continues to be limited stock globally and vendors are using an allocation model for distribution. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

July 29, 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:

  • Monday, August 1 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 2 at 8:00 a.m.

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

July 29, 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 1 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, August 10 at 8:00 a.m

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

July 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, August 1 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, August 8 at 8:00 a.m

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

July 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, July 27 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, July 29 at 8:00 a.m

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Temporary Interruption of Obstetrical/Surgical Services at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre 

July 22, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that obstetrical/surgical services at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre are currently limited until Tuesday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m., due to the temporary unavailability of anesthesiology services. (more…)


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

July 22, 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, July 25 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, August 1 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Interruption of Obstetrical/Surgical Services at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre

July 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that obstetrical/surgical services at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre are currently limited until Friday, July 22 at 4:00 p.m., due to the temporary unavailability of anesthesiology services. (more…)


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

July 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the 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, July 22 at 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 23 at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m.

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

July 20, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the 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, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. to Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 a.m.

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Individuals 50 Years and Over Now Eligible for Second Booster of COVID-19 Vaccine 

July 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that individuals 50 years and over are now eligible to book appointments for a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.  

Individuals may book appointments at clinics throughout the Eastern Health region by visiting www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine/gettheshot/. For some vaccination clinics, appointments may be currently booked to capacity based on initial high demand. Appointments will continue to be added to the online booking system regularly and individuals are advised to continue to check availability. 

Individuals may also book a COVID-19 vaccine at a participating pharmacy or physician’s office.   (more…)


Temporary Power Outage at Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge

July 19, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that there is a scheduled power outage tomorrow (Wednesday, July 20, 2022) between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John’s. The planned outage is necessary to facilitate maintenance on the electrical panel. (more…)


Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre 

July 18, 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, July 19 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00 a.m..

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

July 15, 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:

  • Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, July 18 at 8:00 a.m.

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

July 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:

  • Monday, July 18 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, July 25 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Changes at Main Entrance and Registration Area of Dr. Walter Templeman Health Centre

July 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public of temporary changes at the main entrance and registration area of the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Centre.

Beginning today (Monday, July 11, 2022), the current ramp and step of the main entrance will undergo necessary repairs which will improve accessibility. This work is expected to be completed by Thursday, July 14, 2022. During this time, access to the hospital will be available from the ambulance entrance located directly to the left of the main entrance.

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

July 8, 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, July 11 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, July 18 at 8:00 a.m.

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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre 

July 4, 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 on:

  • Tuesday, July 5 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 7 at 8:00 a.m.

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Community Walk-In Clinic at Mundy Pond Closed Saturday

June 30, 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 closed Saturday, July 2, 2022 and will reopen at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022. (more…)


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

June 30, 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, July 1 at 4:00 p.m., to Monday, July 11 at 8:00 a.m

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CANCELLED: Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CLOSURE HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED*

PATIENTS IN THE AREA SHOULD PROCEED TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

June 25, 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. (more…)


Eastern Health Reminds Residents to Call 911 for Emergency Services

June 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises residents in the area serviced by Smith’s Ambulance Service to call 911 instead of (709) 759-2691 beginning Friday, June 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. There is no change to ambulance service coverage. (more…)


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

June 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, June 27 at 8:00 a.m., to Friday, July 1 at 4:00 p.m. 

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