Indian Head Emergency Room closed Dec. 31.

December 30, 2019 6:31 pm

Due to temporary gaps in physician coverage at the Indian Head Union Hospital, the emergency department will close temporarily on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All other services at Indian Head Union Hospital are unaffected by this temporary change.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says it is working diligently to try to secure physician on-call coverage for all of the potential service disruption date in an effort to ensure local access to emergency services in the community of Indian Head.

In the event of an emergency, people in the Indian Head area are asked to call 911. EMS will be dispatched to respond. EMS will assess the patient, initiate treatments and transport to the most appropriate facility to provide further care for the patient’s illness/injury.

If residents have questions regarding their health or mental health, medical advice can be provided by calling the Saskatchewan Healthline 911 toll-free 24 hours per day.

Regular services will resume on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 6 p.m.