As of October 19, 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports that there are 29 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) for a total of 8,584 since March 2020, and 1 new deaths in Berkshire County, for a total of 320 total confirmed and probable deaths since the pandemic began. Note: these numbers from the DPH have varied from those compiled by Berkshire Health Systems.
Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital are fully open and serving the community, as are our physician practices and Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association. Please do not put off required care, especially emergency care or care for a chronic illness. If you or a loved one experiences heart attack or stroke symptoms, or any other serious illness, please go to the Emergency Department or call 9-1-1. Our physician offices are also seeing patients in-person or by telehealth and have appropriate social distancing and safety measures in our offices and waiting areas.
For information on the Long Term Care facilities of Berkshire Healthcare, visit their Coronavirus Website.