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Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital emergency department closing temporarily

The emergency department at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital is closing temporarily on Saturday, August 6 due to a shortage of nurses. 
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The emergency department at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) is closing temporarily on Saturday, August 6 due to a shortage of nurses. 

Hospital officials made the announcement on Friday, August 5 that its emergency department is closing effectively 7 a.m. for one day this weekend and will reopen on Sunday, August 7 at 7 a.m. 

The rest of the hospital is still open and caring for patients.

“Patient and staff safety is our main priority,” said Mary Wilson Trider, president and chief executive officer of the CPDMH. “Our dedicated teams at both Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital continue their tireless efforts to ensure we have the necessary staff to support our community with their health care needs. We are closely supported by our team at the Lanark County Paramedic Service.”

 

 


 

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