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COVID-19

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Experiencing flu like symptoms? Call the Adena Coronavirus Hotline at 740-542-SAFE (7233) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you have difficulty breathing or need immediate medical attention, call 911 or go to the Emergency Department. Help us observe social distancing- patients with appointments or procedures at FCMH should call in advance for pre-registration by phone. Same Day Care Clinic hours are currently Monday through Friday 9am-7pm, and weekends 9am-3pm. Patients with a FollowMyHealth account have the option of a virtual on-demand visit weekdays from 7am-9am.

Fayette County Memorial Hospital is working closely with local and state health agencies to address concerns over COVID-19. Safety continues to be our top priority.

VISITOR POLICY effective September 10, 2020

· Emergency Room patients may have 1 visitor. Must be the same person throughout the entire ER stay

· Med/Surg and ICU patients are permitted 1 visitor per day and may have a different visitor each day. Visitation hours are from 12pm-8pm

· Visitors are not permitted for outpatient services

· Visitors must bring and wear a mask while in the building and are subject to a health screening upon entry

· Exceptions may be permitted as defined by the FCMH Visitation Policy

· Full visitation policy is available from the department leader

FCMH has resumed procedures and surgeries as permitted by the Ohio Department of Health. Patients who have scheduled appointments or procedures should call ahead for pre-registration and instructions. Please be advised FCMH is still assessing all individuals at entry points for COVID-19 related symptoms and exposure to a suspected or known COVID-19 patient.

How can I be tested for COVID -19?

Fayette County Memorial Hospital is performing COVID-19 testing, but a referral is needed from a healthcare provider. The State of Ohio is offering "pop-up" testing sites around Ohio and information about themcan be found at the Ohio Department of Health.

Patients with mild to moderate symptoms can either call Same Day Care at 740-333-3333 or the Adena Coronavirus Hotline at 740-542-SAFE (7233) and speak with a healthcare worker to discuss the best course of action. Those who need immediate assistance should call 911 or go to the Emergency Department. Please call the Emergency Department at 740-335-1210 prior to entering the building.

*The current price for a COVID-19 test at FCMH is $89.00

FCHM offers three lab testing options for your convenience.

1. Medical & Surgical Associates

Medical Arts Building 2, 2nd Floor

Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 5:00pm

2. Curbside Lab Service

Burgundy canopy at front of main hospital

Monday - Friday

7:00am - 4:00pm

Follow instructions on sign

3. Hospital Lab

Use Emergency Room entrance

24 Hours a Day

Mask required

COVID-19 Donated Medical Supplies

Donated medical supplies and homemade masks are currently being accepted by FCMH and the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency. Drop off donations at the hospital or call 740-335-8264 and someone will pick up your donation. Thank you for your support of our first responders and healthcare workers!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

The following symptoms are reported to appear 2-4 days after exposure

  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • Loss of taste or smell

Find out more about symptoms

How can I prevent the spread of COVID-19

  • Wash your hands
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Avoid close contact with others who are sick
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • If you are sick, wear a facemask
  • Clean and disinfect. Learn more about disinfecting

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