Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital Announces Temporary Visitation Restriction for August 20, 2023



ROAD TOWN, Tortola, USVI – Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital’s administration has informed the public of a temporary pause in visitation rights scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2023. This decision has been taken in light of planned routine maintenance targeting the hospital’s critical high voltage systems.

This maintenance activity is essential to ensuring that the hospital’s power infrastructure remains both robust and reliable. Consequently, prospective visitors should note that the hospital premises will not be accessible for visitation purposes until after 2:00 PM on the specified date.

In an official statement, the hospital emphasized, “The welfare and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff stand as our top priority. We fully recognize the potential challenges this restriction may present and are grateful for the community’s understanding and patience. Our primary goal is to continuously improve our facility’s infrastructure to guarantee the pinnacle of patient care.”

Despite the brief hiatus in visitation rights, the hospital assures the community that all other services will be available as usual. There will be no disruption in patient care, medical procedures, or any other regular functions during the maintenance period.

The hospital authorities further added, “Our commitment is to ensure the seamless operation of our hospital systems, even if it occasionally means taking these essential preventive measures. We deeply regret any inconvenience this might cause to the community and thank everyone in advance for their understanding and cooperation during this time.”

This announcement serves as a reminder of the hospital’s ongoing dedication to providing the USVI community with top-tier medical services, always prioritizing safety and efficiency.

For up-to-date information on visitation rights and other related news, always refer to official releases from Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital or check with the USVI News website.

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