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Temporary Closure of Emergency Services at Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre

Service Closures & UpdatesPublic Service AnnouncementsEastern-Rural
Posted: August 25, 2023

Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services advises the public that emergency services at Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank will be temporarily closed due to human resource challenges. The temporary closure will take place on:

Friday, August 25, 2023 at 9:00 p.m. to Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. 

In case of emergency: Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911. Those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to their nearest emergency department at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. If you are unsure if you should go to the emergency department, please call the 811 HealthLine or click here.

811 HealthLine is available 24/7 to provide:

  • medical advice (including virtual nurse practitioner appointments);
  • health information; and
  • support in a mental health crisis.

For more information, please visit:  

For the most up-to-date information on temporary service closures in the eastern zones, please visit:

Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services thanks the public for their understanding as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for people of the Grand Bank area.


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