Containment lifted for Pine Falls Hospital

Sign on the door of the Pine Falls Clinic on Friday April 6

Emergency Department remains diverted

The primary health care clinic, Giigewigamig traditional healing centre, hospital, personal care home and laboratory are now open to the public. Regular hours for the facility are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visiting of patients and residents in the personal care home has resumed.

The emergency department remains on suspended service with ambulance diversion.

Increased security presence has been added to
Pine Falls Health Complex. The regional health authority is maintaining one point of entrance, the emergency department doors, to the hospital and emergency department after hours.

RCMP is confirming the status of the investigation regarding threats against health care providers.

The Advocate is following up to try to get more answers about what happened. Stay tuned.