Public Advisory: Cup Match hours at Emergency Medical Facilities

Tuesday 30 July 2019: Bermuda Hospitals Board wishes the public a happy and safe Cup Match weekend. For minor but urgent illness and injuries, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre (UCC) in St David’s will be open as usual from 4pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday.

For more serious conditions, (for example, stroke, heart attack, serious injury), please go to the Emergency Department at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where full imaging and surgical services are available 24-hours a day, every day.

BHB also reminds the public that emergency physicians attend to patients in the order of the severity of their condition.

The weather forecast is for partly cloudy conditions and a high of 85 degrees. To be safe, and enjoy the holiday, stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun. Always have a bottle of water at hand to sip during the day, and follow advice on protective clothing and sunscreen.

BHB also reminds the public to adhere to the rules of the road and water while operating vehicles and any sailing vessels. And if you drink alcohol do not drive, ride, or operate any motor or sailboat.

If you need to contact the UCC call 298-7700. To contact KEMH Emergency Department call 239-2009.

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Notes to Editors
The Bermuda Hospitals Board is a quango (quasi autonomous non-governmental organisation) established under the Bermuda Hospitals Board Act, 1970. It has a Bermuda Government-approved Board and a Chief Executive Officer, responsible for King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. At the heart of both organisations is high-quality care to all patients.

With approximately 1,700 employees, the Bermuda Hospitals Board is Bermuda's second largest employer. King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute are the only healthcare organisations in Bermuda accredited by Accreditation Canada, an independent organisation whose role is to help hospitals examine and improve the quality of care and service they provide to their clients. In addition to providing an extensive list of services for the community, the Bermuda Hospitals Board is part of a referral network that includes some of the world's leading specialist hospitals.

For more information, please visit www.bermudahospitals.bm or contact the Bermuda Hospitals Board Public Relations Department at publicrelations@bhb.bm.