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Emergency room in Clearwater to remain closed until Tuesday morning

Clearwater ED still closed

The emergency room at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater will remain closed overnight.

The closure is due to a limited availability of staff to work the ED.

According to a brief bulletin from Interior Health, the emergency room at the hospital in Clearwater will stay closed until 7 a.m. Tuesday morning when full service is expected to resume.

In the event of an emergency, people are advised to call 911, or divert to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

You can call HealthLink BC at 811 of you are unsure as to whether you need to seek emergency care.

Interior Health regrets this temporary change to normal operations .



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