Blog Posts in May, 2020

  • Health Care is Safe and Available

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is participating in a statewide public awareness campaign focusing on the safety and availability of health care facilities and the importance for Ohioans to access services. The campaign is organized by the Ohio Hospital Association, Ohio Children’s Hospital Association and Ohio State Medical Association. The campaign’s message is health care ...

  • SAFETY AND SUPPLIES TAKE PRIORITY AS FCMH RESUMES PROCEDURES

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is eager to resume more normal operations this week after the Governor’s March 17 order that suspended elective, non-essential procedures and surgeries for almost seven weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As soon as the Governor issued the green light to resume, our team was putting together a plan to get us up and running so that we may ...

  • FCMH Adds Curbside Testing for Blood Work

    Persons in need of blood work now have an option at Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) that allows for further social distancing and patient safety. Beginning Wednesday, April 22, the FCMH Lab will offer curbside bloodwork Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the lab entrance outside the main hospital. “Curbside testing will allow patients to limit their interaction with ...

  • Revenue Decline Leads To Furloughs At Fcmh

    Washington Court House, OHIO (April 6, 2020) – Due to a decline in patient volume in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has had to furlough seventy-one of its 352 full and part-time employees beginning April 1 and lasting at least thirty days. By utilizing the furlough process these healthcare workers will retain their health insurance with the ...

  • Donated Medical Supplies Being Accepted

    Washington Court House, OHIO (March 26, 2020) – After receiving calls from the community and a handful of donations, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) and Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (FCEMA) have coordinated to collect donations of medical supplies to assist first responders and healthcare workers in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following list of supplies ...

  • COVID-19 TESTING LIMITED

    Washington Court House, OHIO (March 20, 2020) – Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has updated its COVID-19 testing standards to follow the recommendations set forth by the Governor and the Ohio Department of Health. “Due to the limited supply of COVID-19 tests available, effective immediately, testing for the virus is limited to healthcare workers and those whose illness is ...

  • FCMH Adapts In Midst Of Coronavirus

    Washington Court House, OHIO (March 17, 2020) – As the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) continues to ensure the safety of patients, staff and the community. The healthcare organization has joined regional and state hospitals in cancelling all elective, non-urgent surgeries effective Wednesday, March 18. The organization is ...

  • FCMH EXPANDS CHARITY CARE PROGRAM

    Washington Court House, OHIO (March 6, 2020) – Fifteen in one hundred homes in Fayette County live in poverty, and thanks to expanded income guidelines at Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH), fewer patients may have to decide between their hospital bills and other household expenses. With the change, more households may now qualify for free or low cost care provided by the hospital. ...

  • FCMH AND ADENA HEALTH SYSTEM SIGN LETTER OF INTENT

    WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, OH (January 23, 2020) – Fayette County Memorial Hospital’s (FCMH) Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to explore becoming part of Adena Health System. In its first meeting of the New Year, the Trustees and Adena have agreed to a non-binding letter of intent to, over the course of 2020, look into taking the current partnership to the next level. “Our ...

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