COVID 19: Letter to the Public

Dear patrons of Fillmore County Hospital, As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in our community and in our state, I am deeply troubled as to what the future may bring unless we take additional preventative measures. Fillmore County Hospital is vital to this community; however, the impacts of this pandemic are putting both … Read more

COVID-19: Understanding Exposure

These illustrations are color coded like a stoplight. Like the kids’ song: “Green means Go, Yellow means Slow (Caution), Red means Stop, StoP, STOP!” There are four sets of images. The first two explain exposure and who is at risk. This hopefully will answer “Why doesn’t person X need to quarantine” or “What about an … Read more

DHM REminder

Just a reminder- Fillmore County remains under a Directed Health Measure through June 3oth.  Please click on this link to read the Directed Health Measure, including information about Quarantine and Isolation https://www.dropbox.com/s/5eg0chu8gdl2pbb/DHM-PHHD-003.pdf?dl=0

Important Covid-19 Update

On Wednesday the 10th, we were notified that two of our FCH employees tested positive for COVID-19.  These employees work in a non-clinical (office) area and have no contact with patients – they are not doctors, nurses, therapists, medical technicians, etc.  They are presently self-isolating at home until the public health department and their primary … Read more

Fillmore County Hospital Visitor Guidelines Effective Monday, June 8, 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME BASED ON COVID-19 ACTIVITY IN OUR AREA Patients with COVID-19  NO visitor/support person is allowed for patients with a pending COVID-19 test or a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis Patients admitted to hospital/placed in observation that do not have COVID-19 and are not being tested … Read more

What to expect for your elective procedure

COVID-19 Pre-procedure Testing All patients having an elective procedure requiring sedation will be required to have a COVID-19 test between 3 and 5 days prior to your scheduled procedure. The doctor performing your procedure will order this and you will receive a call to schedule your test. This test will most often occur at Fillmore … Read more

EMS Testing Event

Fit testing for N-95 masks Thursday, May 21st from 11 am until 8 pm at Fillmore County Hospital. Enter through Main Entrance until 5:30, then use the ER entrance. You will be screening for illness and asked to put on a mask. Bring all the types of masks available to your department. You may need … Read more

Error with covid-19 death being reported in fillmore county

Various websites, including the New York Times and others, have attributed a COVID-related death to Fillmore County, Nebraska.  This is not accurate and likely was an error attributed to us by another county named Fillmore somewhere else in the United States.  The official number of positive cases, as of Wednesday May 13th,  remains at 3 … Read more