Chetwynd Hospital emergency department to remain open for remainder of August

An update provided by Northern Health states that the emergency room at Chetwynd Hospital will be open for the remainder of this month. Support from physicians, including permanent physicians and locum physicians are enabling it to remain open.

Before today’s announcement from Northern Health, the emergency room was previously scheduled to be closed August 19 from midnight until August 21 at 8 a.m., August 21 from 5 p.m. until August 23 at 8 a.m., and August 26 from 5 p.m. until August 27 at 8 a.m.