Service Interruption at Tofield Hospital Emergency Department

Alberta Health Services is advising residents in and around Tofield that as of this morning, the Tofield Health Center’s Emergency Department will be closed for 48 hours ...

A-H-S indicates in a release that the temporary closure is due to a lack of physician coverage and adds that Emergency Medical Services personnel is prepared to transport patients to other nearby healthcare facilities during the service interruption.

A-H-S lists Vegreville, Camrose and Viking as nearby communities where Emergency Services are available.

The temporary closure, which will not affect the care current inpatients and long-term care residents are receiving, will be in effect as of 8am this morning through to 8am on Wednesday, June 7th.

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