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Western Hospital emergency room closed Monday, Aug. 19

Western Hospital in Alberton
The emergency department and the Collaborative Emergency Centre at Western Hospital in Alberton will be closed Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.
ALBERTON, P.E.I. —

The emergency department and the Collaborative Emergency Centre at Western Hospital in Alberton will be closed Monday, Aug. 19, at 8 a.m. to Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 8 a.m. due to a temporary lack of physician coverage.  

The emergency department will re-open Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 8 a.m.

Anyone with emergency medical needs should call 911 or seek emergency services at the Prince County Hospital when:

  • experiencing discomfort or tightness in the chest
  • experiencing unusual shortness of breath                                                        
  • experiencing abdominal pain
  • experiencing prolonged and persistent headache or dizziness
  • an injury may require stitches or involve a broken bone
  • a child has prolonged diarrhea or vomiting
  • a baby under six months of age has a fever of 38°C (100.4°F) or higher

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