a sign on a pole: Ashcroft Hospital ER will be closed overnight Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28 & 29 due to staff shortages, which have affected the facility several times in 2018.

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Ashcroft Hospital ER shall be closed in a single day Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28 & 29 attributable to workers shortages, which have affected the ability a number of instances in 2018.

The Ashcroft Hospital emergency division has been pressured to shut in a single day attributable to an sudden lack of workers.

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“The Ashcroft emergency division shall be closed from 11 p.m. tonight (Friday) till eight a.m. Saturday morning and from 9:20 p.m. Saturday evening till eight a.m. Sunday morning,” a launch from Inside Well being mentioned.

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Emergency companies through the closure shall be obtainable in Kamloops or 100 Mile Home, it mentioned.

Through the closure, residents requiring pressing care ought to name 911 or HealthLink BC at 811 to talk to a nurse a few well being subject, in response to Inside Well being.

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The sudden closure is alleged to be short-term and the ER in Ashcroft will return to common hours at eight a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30.

The Ashcroft Hospital ER was shut down not less than two different weekends in 2018 attributable to workers shortages.


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