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Kings County Memorial Hospital ER in Montague closed June 18 and 19

Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague
Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. - The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital will be closed Monday from 3 to 10 p.m., and all day Tuesday due to a temporary lack of physician coverage.

The emergency department will re-open Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911 or seek emergency services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital when: experiencing discomfort or tightness in the chest, unusual shortness of breath, abdominal pain, prolonged and persistent headache or dizziness, if they have an injury may require stitches or involve a broken bone, a child has prolonged diarrhea or vomiting, or a baby under six months of age has a fever of 38 C or higher

For non-urgent care, Islanders are encouraged to visit their primary care provider or a walk-in clinic.The full schedule of walk-in clinics for this week, including clinics in Souris and Morell, is available at healthpei.ca/walkinclinics.

Islanders with any health concerns or in need of health information can also call 811 to speak with an experienced registered nurse for advice on the best course of action.

Related: Montague ER to get new doctors, adjustment to hours

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