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FMH Presents March Employee of the Month

04/17/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital honors an employee each month who has been nominated by their peers for providing extraordinary patient care and customer services within and outside of the Hospital. In March, Ashley Tucker RN, who works in the FMH Senior Life Solutions Department was selected as the March Employee of the Month. Ashley has been…

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FMH Offers Telemedicine at Horizon Healthcare

03/27/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is taking every precaution to reduce the spread of illnesses coming into our facility, but we understand that this is still a fear that many older adults and people with children have. In order to make sure our patients are receiving the help they need, Fairfield Memorial Hospital has temporarily added the…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Opening a Second Alternate Care Site Respiratory Clinic to be Located in Carmi

03/25/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is expanding its services to include a second Respiratory Illness Screening Clinic (RISC) tent in Carmi for anyone that has the signs and symptoms of a respiratory illness in order to allow the people in the City of Carmi and surrounding communities to be able to seek treatment for their respiratory illnesses…

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FMH Auxiliary Creating Medical Masks and Gowns During Shortages

03/19/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has stepped up to help Fairfield Memorial Hospital in the fight against the Coronavirus.  The FMH Auxiliary volunteers have started sewing isolation masks and gowns to prevent our hospital from running out of masks and gowns for the staff and patients during this time. The Auxiliary has been working closely with…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Encourages Public to Follow Advice of Health Agencies

03/19/2020

It is of highest importance that ANYONE WHO HAS UPPER RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS performs the self-isolation recommendations on the following page. The medical community at FMH is prepared to deal with the current State of National Emergency over the COVID-19 virus pandemic. However, the best hospital in the country can only offer supportive care. At this time there…

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Operation Encouragement Started by Fairfield-Memorial Hospital

03/18/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is launching a program called Operation Encouragement to help provide emotional support to its Skilled Care Unit residents. For the safety and well-being of our older population who live in healthcare facilities, such as Skilled Care Units, visitors have been restricted from visiting their loved ones until this pandemic outbreak has subsided. …

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Opens Alternate Care Site Respiratory Clinic

03/17/2020

As a leader of healthcare in our region, Fairfield Memorial Hospital is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.   In an abundance of caution, we are establishing an alternate care site Respiratory Clinic in the tent in the parking lot of the Medical Arts Complex. This clinic will be open…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Closed to the Public

03/17/2020

In cooperation with the State of Illinois’s mandate on the restriction of restaurants from dine-in service, Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Cafeteria will be closed to the public until further notice starting at 1:30pm on Wednesday, March 18th. Meal service will still be available to FMH patients and staff, as well as, visitors who are here with…

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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Implements Additional Visitor Restrictions as a Precautionary Measure

03/17/2020

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is implementing additional visitor restrictions as a precautionary measure as part of it’s ongoing efforts to protect the health of our community and staff. Until further notice, patients coming into our facility are limited to only one visitor with them at all times. Visitors will be screened upon entry into our facility…

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FMH Restricting Visitors and Canceling Support Groups as a Precautionary Measure

03/16/2020

In response to recommendations by CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health, we are restricting visitors that are under 18 years of age or anyone who has a fever or cough from visiting our Med/Surg and ICU and SCU units. We are also canceling support groups at this time. This is only being done…

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