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Reduced flood risk allows patients to return to Hotel Dieu of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Perth-Andover

(Horizon) April 22, 2015 - The reduced potential for flooding in
Perth-Andover is allowing for the transfer of patients back to the Hotel-Dieu
of St. Joseph's Hospital today. Last weekend, 23 patients were moved to the
Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville, Victoria Glen Manor in Perth-Andover
or discharged to their homes because of the threat of flooding.

Today, the four patients from Victoria Glen Manor will be relocated to
Hotel-Dieu of St. Joseph's with another 14 from Upper River Valley Hospital
expected to be transferred tomorrow. The emergency department continues to
remain open and any new patients requiring admission will be admitted.

Family members of the affected patients have been notified. Patients or
family members with questions or concerns may contact 506-375-5900 for more

Horizon thanks the staff and physicians at Hotel-Dieu of St. Joseph's,
Upper River Valley Hospital, Victoria Glen Manor, Ambulance New Brunswick and the Emergency Measures Organization for their professionalism in handling this situation.

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Carolyn McCormack, APR
Media Relations

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