THIS SITE LAST UPDATED - October 20, 2021 - New Visitation Guidelines will be in effect as of August 4, 2021. See below.
BHS has three COVID-19 Testing Centers that provide testing for those with symptoms, and are now Stop the Spread Centers, providing no-cost testing for asymptomatic individuals. Find more information about testing here.
Our Visitation Guidelines during COVID-19 can change regularly. Please check back for the latest information.
These new Visitation Guidelines are for Berkshire Medical Center and its Hillcrest and North Adams Campuses, Fairview Hospital and BHS Physician Practices.
CALL THE BERKSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEMS CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE FOR TESTING APPOINTMENTS, VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS, OR ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19 OR THE COVID-19 VACCINE.
NURSES ARE AVAILABLE TO TAKE YOUR CALLS FROM 8 AM TO 4:30 PM SEVEN DAYS A WEEK - CALL 855-BMC-LINK, OR 855-262-5465.
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR PROGRAMS & SERVICES ARE OPEN AND READY TO SERVE YOUR HEALTHCARE NEEDS, WITH BOTH IN-PERSON AND TELEHEALTH VISITS FOR HOSPITAL SERVICES AND ALL OF OUR PHYSICIAN PRACTICES
Below are statistics from Berkshire Medical Center & Fairview Hospital on COVID-19 in Berkshire County. The figures include inpatient, Emergency Department, and test-center data.
BHS will update this chart on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
|Current Positive Patients on Precautions|
|FVH Swing Patients||0|
|Inpatients with Pending Tests||11|
|Lab Test - Antigen/PCR Testing Based off Result Date||Last 7 Days||Last 14 Days||Since 3/1/20|
|Total Tests Performed||4,117||7,957||216,219|
|Unique Patients Tested||3,811||6,913||89,053|
|Unique Patients with new Positive Tests||196||377||6,972|
|Rate of Positive Tests||5.1%||5.5%||7.8%|
|Lab Test - Antibody Testing Based off Result Date||Last 7 Days||Last 14 Days||Since 3/1/20|
|Total Tests Performed||13||31||5,036|
|Total Positive Tests||8||20||799|
|Rate of Positive Tests||61.5%||64.5%||15.9%|
|PCR Positive Patients||Last 7 Days||Last 14 Days||Since 3/1/20|
|Berkshire Medical Center||8||15||467|
|Swing at Fairview Hospital||0||0||29|
|Readmitted to the Hospital||154|
|Deaths in the Hospital||92|
|Deaths (Hospital and Community)||232|
|Living in the Community, never hospitalized||6269|
WE URGE YOU TO CHECK BACK ON THIS WEBSITE REGULARLY FOR NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE VIRUS AND DEFENSES AGAINST IT.
BHS continues to operate a toll-free hotline for questions and concerns surrounding COVID-19, which is available seven days a week from 8 am to 4:30 pm, and is at 855-262-5465. The COVID-19 Call Center will be open limited hours on Memorial Day and July 4. We will be open 8am-12(noon).