Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update
Fayette County Memorial Hospital is working closely with local and state
health agencies to address concerns over COVID-19. Our Incident Command
center has been activated and staff is meeting daily to ensure the safety
and health of our patients, staff and volunteers, while continuing to
meet community needs.
Residents with questions about COVID-19 are encouraged to call the Adena
Health System Coronavirus Hotline at 740-542-SAFE (7233). This number
is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer your questions
Out of an abundance of caution, Fayette County Memorial Hospital has put
a restriction on visitors.
At this time, visitors are not permitted at FCMH, except in the following
- The parent/guardian of a minor child in need of care
- Patients receiving end-of life care
- Exceptions to the visitor policy will be made by caregivers on a case-by-case basis
Effective March 18, 2020, all elective, non-urgent surgeries are postponed
until further notice. All patients who have scheduled appointments or
procedures should call in advance to pre-register. Please be advised FCMH
is assessing all individuals at entry points for fever, cough, shortness
of breath, sore throat and exposure to a suspected or known COVID-19 patient.
COVID-19 Donated Medical Supplies
Donated medical supplies 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
- shortness of breath
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How can I be tested for COVID -19?
Per the Ohio Department of Health and Governor DeWine, testing for the
virus is limited to healthcare workers and those whose illness is severe
enough to require hospitalization. Patients with mild to moderate symptoms
should call our partners at 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.
How can I prevent the spread of COVID-19