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Come Home to Cumberland County, Nova Scotia

From the majestic highlands and seascapes of the Bay of Fundy to the soft, warming breezes and sun-washed beaches of the Northumberland Strait, in Cumberland County you are never more than minutes from the sea.

The Cumberland Health Authority (CHA) has jurisdiction for the provision of health care in this scenic and friendly area of Nova Scotia. Five health care sites spread across a large geographical area serve the needs of approximately 33,000 citizens. The District's services range from acute to long-term care and include public health, addiction and mental health programs. A total staff complement of nearly 700 health professionals and support staff provide quality care to patients. The District has a medical staff of approximately 75 physicians in family, consulting and locum practices. The CHA's corporate offices are located in the county seat of Amherst, a town of approximately 10,000 residents.

The CHA is actively recruiting professionals for a variety of specialties. Each of our health care facilities offers a unique blend of services focusing on our goal of healthy communities for a healthy future.
We have a wealth of recreational opportunities to share with young and old alike. Ski the slopes, play a round of golf, hike in the beautiful Cape Chignecto Park, sail along the coast or enjoy our county's special treats like lobster, blueberries or maple sugar. There's just the right mix of pride in our history and vision for the future in our vibrant communities. It's all here waiting for you-in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

Northumberland Links Golf Course

Hikers enjoyed view at Cape Chignecto