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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Important Notices

Update for Community Stakeholders and Partners: Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre

August 5, 2022

Eastern Health continues to focus on providing safe and quality care for the people of Bell Island. In response to current human resources challenges at the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre, planning is ongoing in support of continuous safe, high-quality care in the event of a staffing shortage. At this time, no services at the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre are affected and recruitment efforts for physicians and nurses are ongoing. LEARN MORE “Update for Community Stakeholders and Partners: Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre”



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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. LEARN MORE “COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Open to Children 6 months to 5 Years of Age”



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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News Releases

Eastern Health Launches 2022 Community Health Survey

July 27, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency (NLSA), has launched its 2022 community health survey and is encouraging feedback from residents across the region. This survey is a part of the organization’s Community Health Assessment, an ongoing process undertaken to understand the health, strengths and needs of the overall population and communities we serve and to provide important information to help plan health services. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Launches 2022 Community Health Survey”



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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. LEARN MORE “Temporary Interruption of Obstetrical/Surgical Services at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre “



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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. LEARN MORE “Temporary Interruption of Obstetrical/Surgical Services at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre”



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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.   LEARN MORE “Individuals 50 Years and Over Now Eligible for Second Booster of COVID-19 Vaccine “



Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Public Service Announcements

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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Last updated: 2022-06-30