February 27, 2023 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises residents of Bell Island of updated protocols to call for an ambulance during a planned telephone disruption while the service provider completes work. The service provider has advised that work is currently planned to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28, 2023, beginning at 7:00 a.m. and lasting for several hours.
During this planned telephone disruption, residents of Bell Island with a medical emergency who require an ambulance are advised of the following protocols:
- Cell Phone: If you have a cell phone, please continue to call 911 for an ambulance.
- Landline: If you have a landline, please call the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre at 709-488-2761 for an ambulance.
The Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre will also experience a loss of internet during this time. LEARN MORE “Temporary Protocols to Call for an Ambulance on Bell Island During Planned Telephone Disruption”