Clearwater ED on diversion overnight July 29

July 29, 2022

CLEARWATER - Clearwater and area residents are advised Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Emergency Department will go on diversion at 6 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. tomorrow, due to limited staffing availability. 

The emergency department is on diversion from: 

  • 6 p.m. Friday, July 29 to 7 a.m. Saturday, July 30

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

The emergency department in Clearwater is normally open 24/7.

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