Will the IWK Emergency Department remain open during the strike at Capital Health?
Yes, the IWK Emergency Department will remain open 24 hours a day during the strike.
Will wait times at the IWK Emergency Department be longer than usual during a the strike?
We are anticipating an increase in the number of visits to our Emergency Department due to the potential backlog of patients seeking treatment at Cobequid Community Health Centre and Dartmouth General Hospital.
For non-emergency health related questions dial 8-1-1 to speak to a registered nurse.