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The emergency department of a hospital in Oliver, British Columbia, will close overnight.

Oliver, British Columbia The hospital emergency department in Oliverwill be closed overnight.

In a public service announcement Thursday afternoon,Interior Health announced that the emergency department atSouth Okanagan General Hospitalwill be "diverted" starting Thursday. 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM on Friday

Diversion is the act of transferring a patient to another hospital, usually due to staffing issues.

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According to Interior Health, Oliver's emergency department is usually open 24 times a day. Open hours, 7 days a week.

The health agency did not specify why the emergency department would be closed, but said at Southern Okanagan General Hospital, all other inpatient services would continue as normal.

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In case of emergency, people call her 9-1-1 or 550 Penticton area You are advised to visit the hospital's emergency department. Carmi Ave.

B.C. Emergency Care Center – May 27, 2022

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