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Kings County ER closed for 2nd time this month

The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital is closed for the second time this month.

Emergency will reopen at its regular time Tuesday

There is a shortage of doctors to work in the department. (Brian Higgins/CBC)

The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital is closed for the second time this month.

There is a shortage of doctors to work in the department, prompting the temporary closure.

The ER will reopen Tuesday at its regular time, 8 a.m.

This closure makes it the fifth time since mid-April that the emergency department was closed.

Anyone with urgent medical needs is encouraged to call 911 or go to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown.

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