Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority COMMUNITY UPDATE-May 2019
You can now call toll-free 1-866-267-5818 to hear about the availability of a doctor in your emergency department this summer.
These schedules are also posted online at www.ierha.ca under “Care in your hospital” and “Emergency department schedules”.
This summer, what do you do when a doctor is not available in your emergency department?
- Nurses are available in emergency departments to assess your condition and to identify your care options. If you come to an emergency department on suspended service, come inside and speak with a nurse.
- When an emergency occurs, always call 911 or your local 10 digit number. Paramedics will care for you and transport you to the care providers you require. Visit www.ierha.ca, “Care in your community”. “Clinics and frequently called numbers” for a listing of 10 digit numbers.