Eastern Health says Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital will return to normal operations starting tomorrow morning, Aug. 14.
As a result of today’s motor vehicle crash into the exterior wall of the facility, elective surgery services and outpatient clinics at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital will remain cancelled for today only. The Emergency Department and emergency surgeries, including emergency obstetrical surgeries, will continue to be provided. Laboratory and X-ray services also remain available to the public.
Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital is considered safe, posing no danger to the public as a result of the accident, Eastern Health noted in a press release at 4:20 today.
However, cleanup will continue over the next few days in efforts to return the impacted areas of the facility to normal.
Eastern Health advises that all services, clinics, surgeries and appointments at the facility will go ahead as previously scheduled effective Aug. 14, unless otherwise notified. Visitation restrictions will remain in place for this evening only, returning to normal tomorrow. Should family members need information about a patient, they are advised to contact (709) 466-3411 and the operator will direct your call.