MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Heart Institute wants to inform the public that its emergency room will move to temporary facilities on Sunday, December 10, 2017.
To avoid impeding the move to the new location and ensure the transfer goes smoothly, we are asking the public to avoid going to emergency between 8:00 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Nearby hospitals will take over during this brief period and ambulances will be sent to other centres that can take charge of clients who require urgent care.
The temporary move is necessary to allow for the renovation of the new section that will house the emergency unit permanently as of 2020.
About the Montreal Heart Institute
Founded in 1954 by Dr. Paul David, the Montreal Heart Institute constantly aims for the highest standards of excellence in the cardiovascular field through its leadership in clinical and basic research, ultra-specialized care, professional training and prevention. It is part of the broad network of health excellence made up of Université de Montréal and its affiliated institutions.
SOURCE Montreal Heart Institute Foundation
For further information: Marie-Claude Pageau, certified editor, Communications Advisor, Montreal Heart Institute, Phone: 514 376-3330 (ext. 3834) | [email protected], Cell: 438 351-6350