Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Emergency Department will be closed overnight Friday, July 29 due to limited staffing.
Interior Health said the “diversion” will occur from 6 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday.
“Interior Health regrets this temporary change to normal operations,” it said in a news release.
The Health Authority if an emergency occurs during these hours, residents should call 911 or HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 (24-hour service) if they are unsure of their need to seek emergency care.
They can also visit the emergency department at Royal Inland Hospital – 311 Columbia St.