Ashcroft ED on diversion tonight

July 29, 2022

Ashcroft and area residents are advised the Ashcroft emergency department will be on diversion tonight due to limited staffing availability.

The emergency department will be on diversion:

  • 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, July 29

Regular service will resume on Saturday, July 30 at 8 a.m.

There is no emergency department service during the week or overnight on weekends in Ashcroft. Regular emergency department hours are Friday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Interior Health regrets this temporary change to normal operations and reminds residents to take note of the following if they require care while the emergency department is closed:

  • In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
  • Visit the emergency department at:
    • Royal Inland Hospital – 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops
    • Call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 (24 hour service) if you are unsure of your need to seek emergency care.

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