The hours of operation for Roblin’s emergency department are being increased by Prairie Mountain Health.

There will be 24-hour emergency department services on weekends at the Roblin District Health Centre, starting Saturday, Jan. 16.

The emergency department will now be open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with 24-hour service on weekends.

Roblin’s emergency department was temporarily closed by Prairie Mountain Health for about three months in late 2020 due to staffing shortages.