A lack of available staff means people needing emergency care in the Princeton area should be aware that Princeton General Hospital's Emergency Department will be closed from 7:00 p.m. December 24th to 7:00 a.m. December 25th.
During the hours the Emergency Department is closed, residents should take note of the following:
- In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.
- For non-urgent matters, residents may wish to use the emergency department in Penticton
- If individuals are unsure about what services they require, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1.
- The toll-free line provides 24-hour, confidential health information and advice from a registered nurse.
Interior Health says it regrets this interruption to service.