Temporary Emergency Department (ED) Closure – Durham


Due to insufficient staffing, please be advised of the following temporary Emergency Department closure:

The Durham Emergency Department will be closed on Saturday, October 7th at 1700 hours and will reopen on Sunday, October 8th at 0700 hours.

Ambulance by-pass has been undertaken to divert patients to the nearest open ED.

Anyone requiring immediate medical attention should call 911 to be taken to the nearest Emergency Department. For non-urgent health care needs, Health Connect Ontario is available 24/7 for non-emergency health-related questions by calling 811.

The closest 24-hour Emergency Departments to the Durham hospital are:

Hanover (20km)
Mount Forest (25km)
Walkerton (28km)
Markdale (28km)
Owen Sound (46km)
Palmerston (46km