Thursday, July 9, 2020

Services altered at CKHA for Canada Day

Some health care services offered at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Chatham and Wallaceburg sites will be altered on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in recognition of the Canada Day holiday.

Routine X-rays, electrocardiograms (EKG), and ultrasounds will not be available on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. These departments will be staffed to meet the needs of inpatients and emergencies, hospital officials say.

Ambulatory Care Services, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Services, Pre-Surgical Screening Services, Diabetes Education Centre, the TIA and CAD Clinics, Pulmonary Function Lab, Outpatient Lab Services, Health Records and Patient Appointment Offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

The Chatham-Kent Mental Health and Addictions Program Out-Patient Department will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. For any immediate crisis, please call the crisis line at 1-866-299-7447 or visit your nearest Emergency Room, hospital officials say.

Elston Pharmacy, located at the Chatham Site, will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

The Oncology/Chemotherapy Department will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

The Business Office and Cashier’s Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Please note there are two bill changers in the building to accommodate change for coin.

Hemodialysis Care will be open on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

The Emergency Departments at the Chatham and Wallaceburg sites will remain open 24 hours daily.

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