Community health clinics in Harbour Grace and Heart's Delight-Islington will remain close for today (Jan. 6).
Eastern Health announced the clinics will remain closed due to the power outage.
As a result, all on-site appointments scheduled for Jan. 6 have been cancelled and rescheduled, although clients who have home visits booked will continue to be seen by their health care provider.
The clinic in Harbour Grace is located at the Taylor Building, while the Heart's Delight District Office is the other location.
Clients who are scheduled for appointments at Eastern Health community health clinics are advised to call and confirm their appointment as some clinics may be impacted for short periods of time due to the outage.
Eastern Health would also remind the publiuc that elective surgeries at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville and Carbonear General Hosptial are cancelled for Jan. 6. Emergency surgeries will occur.
Clarenville patients that walk-in X-ray services are also not available.
Eastern Health apologizes for the disruption in services. For updates on Eastern Health facilities or its operations, visit the Storm Watch section on its website at www.easternhealth.ca.