The collaborative emergency centre at Western Hospital in Alberton, P.E.I., will be closed overnight Monday, says Health P.E.I.
The closure is due to a temporary lack of staffing.
The emergency department will close at 8 p.m. Monday and reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Health P.E.I. advises anyone with emergency medical needs should call 911 or seek emergency services, including in the following situations:
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.