RE: Temporary Closure of Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) Emergency Department

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RE: Temporary Closure of Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) Emergency Department
The Glengarry Memorial Hospital. Stock photo.

Alexandria, ON – Due to unplanned health human resource shortages, the Emergency Department at the Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) will be experiencing a temporary reduction in service as follows:

Friday October 14, 2022 7pm-7am – CLOSED

Saturday October 15, 2022 7pm -7am – CLOSED

Sunday October 16, 2022 7pm-7am – CLOSED

Our communities are reminded to call 911 if you are experiencing Severe Shortness of Breath, Chest Pain, Severe Bleeding or periods of unconsciousness. Paramedics will remain available to the community and will re-route to the nearest available Emergency Department to ensure local residents continue to have access to the emergency services they need. For non-urgent health care, call Health Connect Ontario at 811, which is available 24/7 for non-emergency health related questions. If you have a family doctor, you can also inquire about any same-day appointments or after-hours clinics. The closest 24-hour Emergency Departments to HGMH are: Cornwall Community Hospital and Hawkesbury General Hospital

Updates will be shared via our hospital website and social media platforms.

ABOUT HÔPITAL GLENGARRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) is a patient-centred primary care hospital that has been established in Alexandria, Ontario for over 50 years. HGMH provides acute care, complex continuing care, 24-hour emergency services, and rehabilitation to over 23,000 residents every year. Our team includes over 150 staff members, 50 Medical Staff members and 100 volunteers who all take pride in bringing quality health care to our local Eastern Ontario community.

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