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Northern Manitoba ER to stay closed until end of August due to staffing shortage

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A northern Manitoba emergency department is set to remain closed until the end of August. – Jul 20, 2022

A northern Manitoba emergency department is set to remain closed until the end of August.

Originally planned for a six-day closure due to staffing issues, the Northern Health Region said the Leaf Rapids Health Centre ER will now be closed until at least Aug. 31.

Read more: ER closures expected as doctors concerned over rural and Northern Manitoba health care

Primary care and other public health services remain available — except on weekends — from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anyone dealing with a medical emergency in the area is urged to call 911.

 

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