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Jay Truesdell stroke patient
In the Right Place, at the Right Time – Jay’s Stroke Story

When Jay Truesdell suffered a stroke in 2019, he was in the right place at the right time. A former physical therapist assistant, Jay had just arrived for his shift at Fairfield Medical Center when he decided to stop in the cafeteria for breakfast. While standing at the cash register, he began to experience a sharp pain in his head. Other symptoms, such as fatigue, weakness in his left arm and confusion, soon followed.

General Surgical Associates and their staff joins FHP General Surgery

As long-time community partners and excellent surgeons, we are proud to welcome Jeffrey Yenchar, MD, David Robertson, MD, and Margaret Sawyer, MD – along with their dedicated team – to FHP.

ED Nurses Partner With Police in Battle Against Frigid Temps
ED Nurses Partner With Police in Battle Against Frigid Temps

Emma Greeler and Lisa Craiglow, RNs in the Emergency Department, decided to lead the charge against the cold by collecting blanket donations for patients in need.

The FMC Police Department graciously joined the cause and took it upon themselves to keep several blankets in their cruisers and make deliveries to those who need extra assistance this winter.

Even a small blanket can really make a difference in someone’s life and help keep them moving forward.

Aces Against Cancer Donates $10,000
Aces Against Cancer Donates $10,000

Aces Against Cancer (AAC) is Amanda Clearcreek School’s community effort to “support the fighters, admire the survivors, honor the taken, and never, ever give up hope” of finding a cure for cancer. This year, they raised almost $25,000 and over the past 9 years, this initiative has raised over $164,000 toward cancer research and patient care!

Rhonda Wood
Taking Control – Rhonda’s Stroke Story

Rhonda Wood, who works in FMC’s Radiology Department, never thought a stroke would happen to her. That all changed on Christmas Day 2022 when she experienced sudden, unexplained numbness on her left side.

Fairfield Medical Center Hires Chief Financial Officer

Fairfield Medical Center is pleased to welcome Julie Grow as the new Chief Financial Officer. Julie joined the FMC team in August, and will manage the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices, as well as its relationship with lending institutions, board members and the financial community. She will also be responsible for evaluating FMC’s financial performance in regard to strategic goals, budgets and forecasts.