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About Us

Fulton County Health Center is a critical access hospital serving the residents of Fulton County Ohio and surrounding areas.  We are located on 725 S. Shoop Ave. in Wauseon, Ohio  We opened our doors in 1973, moving from across the street from the old Detwiler Hospital.  Over the years Fulton County Health Center has grown to include a wide variety of program and services including:

  • Fulton Manor Nursing Home & Fulton Suites
  • FulCare Behavioral Health Adult and Geriatric Services
  • The Rainbow Hematology/Oncology Treatment Center
  • The Family Birthing Center with comfortable birthing rooms
  • An expanded Emergency Room
  • Modern Outpatient Surgery Suites
  • Larger Radiology & Laboratory departments
  • FCHCl Rehab
  • FulCare Occupational Medicine Program
  • FCHC Sleep Disorder Centers
  • Comprehensive Diabetes Education programs
  • Corporate and Community Health programs
  • FCHC Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center
  • Weight Solutions program
  • FCHC Wellness Center including a modern fitness center at 138 East Elm Street in downtown Wauseon

Our Mission Vision and Philosophy


Serve our community by promoting and providing the means for continued health and wellness.


Meeting the health needs of our community through excellent service and, teamwork with cost effective quality health care programs.


Dedicated to the principle that everyone has a basic right to attain the highest degree of wellness possible, based on their own healthcare needs.

Our Credentials

To ensure we are providing high quality healthcare, we undergo a regular and comprehensive review of our services. These reviews are performed to evaluate and certify the various services we offer.


Health Center: The Joint Commission

Fulton Manor: The Joint Commission

Laboratory: The Joint Commission 

Mammography Department: American College of Radiology, FDA/Mammography Quality Standards

Nuclear Medicine: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Obstetrics: Ohio Department of Health (Level I)

Oncology/Hematology: American College of Surgeons, Member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncological Group.

Diabetes Education: American Diabetes Association

FulCare Behavioral Health: Ohio Department of Mental Health


Fulton County Health Center Board of Directors

Fulton County Health Center is an independent non-profit hospital and health center located in Wauseon, Ohio. The Health Center status as a not-for-profit facility ensures all financial resources remaining after expenses are paid are committed to improving the service, the technology, and delivery of healthcare for our patients. Since 1973, we have provided quality personalized care to residence of Fulton County and surrounding areas for a variety of healthcare needs.

A voluntary Board of Directors represents a broad spectrum of professional, business, and community leaders from throughout the Fulton County area. The Board of Directors of Fulton County Health Center is dedicated to providing the best possible care available at the lowest cost to the consumer. Below is a list of the Board of Directors of the Fulton County Health Center.

Carl Hill, President

Wauseon, Ohio

Sandy Barber, Vice President

Wauseon, Ohio

Sharon Gillespie, Secretary

Lyons, Ohio

Mark Hagans, Treasurer

Archbold, Ohio

Rick Kazmierczak

Swanton, Ohio

Allen Liechty

Archbold, Ohio

Jennifer McCullough

Delta, Ohio

Stanley Multhauf

Swanton, Ohio

David Grieser

Pettisville, Ohio

Brett Kolb

Wauseon, Ohio

Charles Lash, M.D.

FCHC Medical Staff

Jon Rupp

Fayette, Ohio

Jay LeFevre

Delta, Ohio