Residents needing emergency medical attention in Shaunavon will be out of luck over the next couple of days. 

The Town of Shaunavon issued a release from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, advising a temporary disruption to services at the Shaunavon Hospital.

Emergency, outpatient, lab and x-ray, and primary health care will be unavailable as of this evening at 5 p.m., until Sunday at 8 p.m. Longterm care will not be affected. 

The SHA did not provide a reason to the disruption. 

Anyone in the area needing the aforementioned care will have to travel to Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current or the Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility in Maple Creek. 

In the case of an emergency, call 911.