Nipawin hospital reopens after Friday bomb threats
Hospital reopened Saturday at noon
The hospital in Nipawin, Sask., including its emergency department, is now open after it had to be temporarily closed on Friday due to bomb threats.
The hospital has since reopened and its emergency department was taken off bypass status on Saturday at noon, nursing supervisor Jennifer MacKnight confirmed on Sunday.
The hospital did not have a media spokesperson available for further comment on Sunday.
On Friday, Nipawin RCMP reported that the town's hospital had to be closed after it received three threatening phone calls regarding bombs in seven hours, between late Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Upon searching the building that day, the RCMP said it didn't find any suspicious materials or explosive devices.
The Nipawin hospital is part of the Kelsey Trail Health Region. Nipawin is located about 140 kilometres east of Prince Albert.