THIS SITE LAST UPDATED - January 22, 2021
Vaccination Update: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has developed a COVID-19 Vaccination Timeline for administration of the vaccine. For more information, visit the DPH Vaccination Website.
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. More information 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.
With the most recent significant rise in positive COVID-19 cases in the Berkshires, it is imperative that our residents and visitors strictly adhere to the guidelines issued by the CDC, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and healthcare professionals on: social distancing, hand hygiene, cleaning of surfaces and, importantly, masking! For some helpful information on some of these guidelines, click on the items below, provided by the Mass. DPH.
CALL THE BERKSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEMS CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE FOR TESTING APPOINTMENTS OR ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19).
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, which will be updated regularly. The testing numbers include inpatient, Emergency Department and drive-thru testing.
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. (this Hotline is not open on December 24th, 25th and 31st, and January 1st.)