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Kings County Memorial ER closed Saturday

The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague, P.E.I., will be closed all day Saturday, June 16, due to a shortage of physicians.

The emergency department will re-open Sunday, June 17, at 8 a.m.

There have been over a dozen closures of the ER at the Kings County Memorial Hospital since last fall because of a lack of doctors. (John Robertson/CBC)

The emergency department at Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague, P.E.I., will be closed all day Saturday, June 16, due to a shortage of physicians.

The emergency department will re-open Sunday, June 17, at 8 a.m.

With the emergency in Montague closed, residents are being directed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown for emergency care.

There have been over a dozen closures of the ER at the Kings County Memorial Hospital since last fall because of a lack of doctors.

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