Status Report: Horizon’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital Campus – May 16, 2021

With the declaration of a COVID-19 outbreak at Horizon’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (DECRH) campus*, which includes the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation and Veterans Health Unit, Horizon will be providing relevant information on hospital operations and services. This report will be updated regularly as this situation evolves.


Horizon’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital

COVID-19 Patients

  • Number of COVID-19 patients admitted: 2
  •  Number of COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU: 1

Hospital Data

  • Occupancy rate: 94%
  • Number of available ICU beds: 2
  • Number of staff off work due to COVID-19 related reasons (DECRH campus*): 42
  • Number of surgeries postponed: 0

Testing Data

  • Number of swabs performed yesterday: 565 (Fredericton)

Update on Services:

Emergency Department:  If you have a medical emergency, the emergency department at the DECRH remains open. For non-urgent medical needs, please visit, or contact your primary health care provider or nearest after-hours clinic.

Outpatient services and surgery: Non-urgent surgeries and outpatient services are being postponed until further notice. All other services remain in place.

Visitor restrictions: There are  NO VISITORS ALLOWED at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (DECRH) or Pavilion, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation, and Veterans Health Unit. Some exceptions to visitor restrictions are in place for certain patients.

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Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we protect the safety of our patients, clients, staff and communities.