Temporary ED Overnight Closures Chesley hospital (August 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th) Walkerton hospital – (August 29th)

Due to unexpected health human resource shortages, the Emergency Departments at the Chesley and Walkerton sites of South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) will be temporarily closed during the time periods as listed below:

The Chesley ED will be closed:

  • 1700 on Friday, August 26th (tonight) to 0700 on Saturday, August 27th (new)
  • 1700 on Saturday, August 27th to 0700 on Sunday, August 28th (previously announced)
  • 1700 on Sunday, August 28th to 0700 on Monday, August 29th (new)
  • 1700 on Monday, August 29th  to 0700 on Tuesday, August 30th (previously announced)

The Walkerton ED will be closed:

  • 1700 on Monday, August 29th to 0700 on Tuesday, August 30th (new)

Anyone requiring immediate medical attention should call 911 to be taken to the nearest Emergency Department. For non-urgent health care needs, Health Connect Ontario is available 24/7 for non-emergency health-related questions by calling 811.

We appreciate the patience and understanding of the community as we continue to experience significant staffing pressures.  This is a temporary measure, and we regret that this step must be taken.

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