As of Nov. 19, 2020 Fulton County has moved to level red for COVID-19 by the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. According to our Visitation Guideline policy while our county is designated as level red, visitors are not allow in our facility except for 1 designated visitor for labor and delivery, pregnancy ultrasound, some pediatric patients and end of life situations. To read our full Visitation Guidelines policy, go to Patient Information on our Home Page where a drop down menu will appear, then click on COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions policy
Fulton County Health Center is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and working with the Fulton County Health Department, Ohio Department of Health, and following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ensuring patients and our employees are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is one of Fulton County Health Center’s top priorities. To promote the safety and well-being of FCHC patients and the general public, proactive measures to prevent an outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), FCHC will be implementing the following measures.
If you think you are exhibiting symptoms associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19) (fever, cough and shortness of breath), please call your primary care provider. Do not travel to a health facility. Do not go to your nearest emergency room unless it is an emergency situation.
Only patients meeting certain criteria will be tested for COVID at FCHC. To find out more about COVID testing criteria at FCHC, click on the following link: https://www.fultoncountyhealthcenter.org/covid-19/. The COVID Testing section is under the FCHC Information section.
Until further notice, all FCHC facilities are currently has limited visitors restrictions. These limited visitation rules apply to the hospital, Fulton Manor and physician offices. To read the complete visitors restrictions policy go to our COVID-19 page on our website by clicking here. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Ensuring our patients and employees are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority.
The FCHC Wellness and Fitness Center at 138 Elm Street in Wauseon has reopened on June 3, 2002 under state of Ohio guideline including their off-site lab drawing station. Some community health/education programs and fitness classes at the Wellness Center and in the Community are being held. To learn more click here.
At this time, the cafeteria/dining room will be closed to the general public.
If you have questions regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), please call the Ohio Department of Health’s phone line that they have setup for questions at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
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