No physician coverage in Daysland ED next week

October 15, 2021

Emergency department resumes usual hours of operation starting Oct. 22

DAYSLAND – The Daysland Health Centre Emergency Department (ED) will temporarily be without on-site physician coverage, beginning Monday, October 18 at 8 a.m. ED physician coverage resumes Friday, October 22 at 8 a.m.

AHS is working to ensure local residents continue to have access to the care they need during this time. ED services during these times can be accessed at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose (42 km away), or the Killam Health Care Centre (31 km away).

Patients requiring emergency medical care during this time are asked to call 911. Ambulance transfers will be re-routed to surrounding facilities, including Camrose and Killam.

Inpatient and DOAR beds are not impacted by this temporary closure.

Residents are reminded to call Health Link at 811, which is available 24/7 for non-emergency, health-related questions.

AHS is grateful for the support of surrounding healthcare centres and medical staff, and would like to thank the community for its patience and understanding during this time.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.