Central Health is advising the public that there will be no pediatrics coverage at James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre in Gander this week, from Tuesday to Friday at 4 p.m.
The service is expected to resume on Friday afternoon.
Pediatric services normally provided at James Paton in Gander will be provided at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor during this time.
For this time period, Central Health said expectant mothers should proceed to Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor unless delivery is imminent.
All health centres throughout the region are prepared for emergency deliveries.
Questions related to the provision of Obstetrics services should be directed to the Obstetrical unit at James Paton in Gander at (709) 256-5607/5608.
Central Health says it apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.