Edmonton ER closes over illness
A rare move by Alberta Health Services today. Health officials have temporarily closed the ER at an Edmonton hospital due to concerns about a "potential contagious illness". AHS says the Royal Alexandra Hospital ER is closed to allow for cleaning and disinfection measures. It says the hospital is dealing with a patient with a potential contagious illness, but will not say what the illness is until the diagnosis is confirmed. Dr. Gerry Predy, Senior Medical Officer of Health will release more...