Temporary closure of ER on Thurs., May 14

Interior Health has revised its schedule of ER hours at the Ashcroft hospital to cancel hours on May 14.

Public Service Announcement from Interior Health

For Immediate Release |  May 6, 2015

Temporary Closure of the Ashcroft Hospital and Health Centre Emergency Department – Thursday, May 14

ASHCROFT – Residents are advised that the Ashcroft Hospital and Health Centre Emergency Department will be closed Thursday, May 14 due to a lack of physician availability.

As recently announced, the Emergency Department hours for May are as follows:


Monday, 8 a.m. to noon

Tuesday, 9 a.m. to noon

Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon

Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon

Weekends: Friday, 6 p.m. to Monday, 8 a.m.


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 departments or walk-in clinics in Kamloops or Merritt.
  • 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 regrets this interruption to service.