“Physician coverage has been secured for tomorrow.
South Okanagan General Hospital will be open normal hours.
Please disregard the PSA sent earlier today,”
– Karl Hardt, IH media relations
There are not enough doctors to keep South Okanagan General Hospital’s emergency department open between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 14.
“Interior Health regrets this interruption to our normal emergency department services and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause,” the health authority says in a press release.