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Winter Storm Updates

IWK Storm Related Updates (Last updated Jan. 5 at 12:45pm)

The Nova Scotia Breast Screening program, located at the Halifax Shopping Centre has now returned to normal operations and appointments will proceed as usual this afternoon. Patients can call 902-470-6331 to check on the status of their appointments.

We are continuing to monitor the winter storm that is still affecting Nova Scotia today, January 5th 2018. This page will be updated with any weather related IWK cancellations or closures.


  • The Health Centre (main campus on University Avenue) continues to be fully operational at this time.
  • The Dartmouth Community Mental Health and Addictions Clinic located at 99 Wyse Road is currently without power and has cancelled all appointments for today. All patients have been contacted and advised of clinic cancellations. If patients or families have any questions that can call 902-864-8668.

For updates on any storm related service impacts at the IWK, please check:

If you need help immediately, call 911. Call 811 for health advice.

If you are experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis: Call 902.429.8167 or 1.888.429.8167 (toll-free) for the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team.