Hardy ER to close again

Port Hardy Emergency Room will be closed Thursday, Friday

As a result of a physician shortage, Port Hardy Hospital will have limited health services for 24 hours beginning 8 a.m. Thursday, VIHA announced this week.

The emergency room closure will  run until 8 a.m. Friday.

Those with an emergency should call 911 or proceed to the Port McNeill Emergency Department.

Those unsure what services they need may call 8-1-1, a 24-hour, toll-free service that provides consultation with a registered nurse.