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Hospitals in Mount Forest and Palmerston both feeling the effects of our recent weather

MOUNT FOREST/PALMERSTON – Patient services have been impacted by flooding at the Louise Marshall Hospital and the Palmerston and District Hospital.
In Palmerston the outpatient lab is closed until further notice. Outpatients can go to the nearest Life Labs in Listowel, Fergus or Mount Forest. Patients should call ahead to Life Labs to make sure they can get an appointment.
In Mount Forest the Operating Room is closed until further notice. All surgeries for the week of April 16th have been cancelled. The Chiropody and Foot Care Clinics are cancelled as well until further notice.
All other services, at both hospitals, are running as usual, including Emergency Room Services. Clean-up and restoration are underway at both hospitals. Please check our website www.nwhealthcare.ca for regular updates.