As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, it seems there may finally be a light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel. But for many of us, being so close – yet so far – from the safety offered by vaccination can cause feelings of restlessness and anticipation.
As we continue to make headway in overcoming this once-in-a-century pandemic, it is critical that we do not let our guard down. Keep doing your part to slow the spread by following public health guidelines, even after you receive your vaccine.
If you are scheduled for a mammogram within 4-6 weeks after receiving your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, speak with your healthcare provider or contact FMC’s women’s health nurse navigator at 740-687-2727.
Correcting misinformation and treating one another with empathy and respect are two of the most important tools in reducing stigma.
COVID fatigue, or caution fatigue, is different than the physical symptom associated with the virus. Instead, it’s an emotional state, and it can occur whether you’ve been infected with coronavirus or not.
If you’ve been diagnosed with COVID-19, you may be facing the difficult task of contacting those you’ve been in contact with, which can lead to increased stress and anxiety.
In recent news, countries across the world – including the United States – have reported finding “variant strains” of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Navigating COVID-19 concerns can be challenging for adults, but is even more difficult when it comes to children and teens. While, in general, children are at a lower risk of contracting or becoming severely ill with COVID-19, it is still important to understand symptoms of the virus in young people and what to do if your child is sick.
Fairfield Medical Center received an early Christmas present Wednesday with the arrival of the highly-anticipated Moderna COVID-19 vaccination, which received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late last week.
You’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, which are designed to prevent and protect against infection from the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
You’ve been keeping your social circle small throughout the COVID-19 outbreak – but what if we told you your “bubble” is likely a lot larger than you think?
Telemedicine allows you to continue receiving the healthcare you need while minimizing your risk of infection during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more about the numerous benefits offered by choosing a telemedicine appointment with your healthcare provider.
The majority of people with COVID-19 will recover at home. Knowing how to care for yourself – and when to seek medical attention – are important steps in regaining your health.
What is it like to be sick with COVID-19? While some symptoms of the virus overlap with those of the cold or flu, others are more distinctive. If you are in doubt, call your doctor.
While it’s best to avoid gatherings altogether, it’s critical that you do all you can to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community this holiday season.
Learn about what you can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment is a difficult challenge, and the COVID-19 pandemic makes the situation even harder. We’ve provided some information to help you navigate this trying time.
At Fairfield Medical Center, we are fortunate to have witnessed many inspiring, hopeful stories that have come about as a result of COVID-19.
Similar to healthcare organizations across the country, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our staff, physicians and administrators at Fairfield Medical Center. These are some of their stories.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was and continues to be there for us during one of the most challenging times in our nation’s history.
As COVID-19 has continued to be part of our current daily lives, kids may be paying more attention to the news and becoming curious enough to ask questions. Learn about how to discuss this issue with your child.
The COVID-19 outbreak, and the social distancing measures in place to prevent its spread, have turned all our lives upside down and made mental health even more important.
Did you know that smoking and vaping puts you at a greater risk for disease progression with coronavirus? Click here to learn about the risks.
Fairfield Medical Center is excited to announce its participation in the COVID-19 investigational treatment study led by the Mayo Clinic, which provides convalescent plasma infusions as a treatment for patients experiencing severe or life-threatening complications from COVID-19.
Find out what you need to know if you are pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what FMC is doing to keep you and your baby safe.
Keep yourself informed with the most accurate, up-to-date information on COVID-19.
Beginning April 29, 2020 all visitors and staff are required to wear a mask while visiting any Fairfield Medical Center facility. This new requirement has been put in place as an additional safety precaution to guard against the transmission of COVID-19. Patients are recommended to bring and wear their own face mask or covering to their next office visit. If they do not have a face covering, one will be supplied for the duration of their visit.
Fairfield Medical Center addresses some of the most common COVID-19 myths.
Dr. Andrew Dagg-Murry, infectious disease physician at Fairfield Medical Center, explains what should happen after you experience COVID-19 symptoms.