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?
Recently, members of Fairfield Medical Center’s cardiac and emergency response team hit the road to honor some of their greatest teammates in the region: first responders.
Each November, we look forward to honoring and remembering those impacted by lung cancer. This video offers the opportunity for a virtual celebration of lung cancer survivors, advocates and loved ones.
Although the holidays are a common time for indulgent eating, there are a number of things you can do to reduce your heartburn symptoms while still enjoying the festivities this year.
Learn more about FMC’s innovative valve replacement technology and what it means for the community.
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.
At Fairfield Medical Center, we are fortunate to have witnessed many inspiring, hopeful stories that have come about as a result of COVID-19.
Loving wife Joyce Murphy lost her husband, Earl “Butch” Murphy, Jr., to cancer in March. Butch fought a five-year battle with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer that affects plasma cells found in bone marrow, and received his care at Fairfield Medical Center’s Cancer Care and Infusion Center.
To learn more about our FMC Foundation and how you can make a difference, call 740-687-8107 or visit fmchealth.org/foundation.
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.
Sudden cardiac arrest survivor Scott Hardwick nearly died multiple times in one day, but the quick thinking and action of multiple caregivers saved his life.
A fall at work brought on a series of events that Mike Miller never expected. The decisions made by his care team at FMC helped to ensure his quick recovery.
When Shannon Russell experienced a frightening complication shortly after giving birth, she felt comforted knowing her OB/GYN would see her through it.
Carla Yantes’, 57, breast cancer journey was characterized by her deep connection with the people who cared for her.
Congratulations to FMC’s Heartburn Center for performing 100 LINX procedures. The 100th procedure was performed on May 20th by Jeffrey Yenchar, M.D., medical director of the Heartburn Center.
Fairfield Medical Center’s highest priority is the safety of the public and as the healthcare leaders in the region, it is our responsibility to help minimize the spread of
COVID-19. Due to the potential risk of attendees at large gatherings, Fairfield Medical Center and the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation will not be hosting the following events in 2020:
- FMC Foundation Annual Golf Outing (June 1)
- Free Sports Physicals (June 6): To schedule a free sports physical, call 740-689-4935 or learn more at fmchealth.org.
- Annual Bike Race at the Lancaster Festival (July 31)
- Autism Summer Camp (July 27-August 7)
- Healthfest (August 8)
- Gordon B. Snider Heart & Lung Run (August 8)
- Color Mile Fun Run (August 8)
We take great pride in conducting safe community events and we appreciate all the effort that went into coordinating these events. We also are incredibly thankful for the understanding of our community partners and members during this time.
Please contact the FMC Foundation team at 740-687-8107 if you are interested in learning more about tax deductible donations.
Thank you for helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. Click here to learn about additional ways you can help during this time.
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.
Fairfield Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2020 TOP WORKPLACE by Columbus CEO magazine in the large companies category (companies with more than 350 employees). Through this award, Central Ohio companies in small, midsize and large categories are recognized for creating and maintaining environments where employees feel appreciated, engaged and energized to do their best work. This is the fourth time FMC has received the Top Workplace honor.
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.
Communities around central Ohio are cancelling or postponing events and taking additional precautions to reduce the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Many of FMC’s community events have been postponed or canceled; however, there are still ways to give back.
Dr. Andrew Dagg-Murry, infectious disease physician at Fairfield Medical Center, explains what should happen after you experience COVID-19 symptoms.
It was a blessing for me to be able to receive my radiation treatments here at FMC, and be able to continue working without taking much time off. A shorter treatment time each visit, which is offered by the Linear Accelerator, would have made that even easier.
FMC is working with the Ohio Department of Health to reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in Fairfield County.