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Kaslo emergency room reduces hours to 9 to 5

The Interior Health Authority has confirmed it is cutting emergency department hours in Kaslo.

Rather than round the clock, the Victorian Community Health Centre will offer business hours service, 9 to 5 Monday to Friday.

Residents had been hearing rumours of this change.

At a community meeting last night, Interior Health Authority representatives explained what will happen.

Dr. Alan Stewart is Interior Health's senior medical director.
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