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Cold Lake has no physician coverage at ED overnight

Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Emergency Department will be without an on-site physician coverage the following dates and times

11 p.m. Tuesday, January 25 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, January 26

11 p.m. Wednesday, January 26 to 7 a.m. Thursday, January 27

This is not a permanent measure and AHS is working hard to ensure local residents continue to have access to the care they need during this time.

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The nursing staff will continue to remain on-site in the ED providing triage and assessments for patients to alternate EDs in surrounding communities as needed.

If a patient calls 911 EMS will be re-routed to surrounding healthcare centres to ensure local residents receive the care they need.

Residents are reminded to call Health Link at 811, which is available 24/7 for non-emergency health-related questions.

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