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

Fillmore County Medical Center and Fillmore County Hospital Outline Return to Elective Appointments, Procedures, and Surgeries

The world has experienced unprecedented times with the COVID-19 public health emergency.  In some areas of our country, healthcare facilities have been stretched to their limits in caring for these patients with staffing, beds, equipment, and emotional capacity.  With the low incidence in Fillmore County that has not been our experience locally.  However, nearby counties … Read more

Updated Visitor Guidelines for Fillmore County Hospital: 3-27-2020

Fillmore County Hospital is changing our current visitor guidelines to include nursing home patients that may be hospitalized at our facility. To be consistent with the nursing home policies and assist in transfers back to the nursing home, we have added the following guideline. Any nursing home patient that is admitted will not be allowed … Read more

Updated Visitor Guidelines for Fillmore County Hospital: 3-20-2020

Because of the risk posed by coronavirus (COVID-19) to our patients, staff and our community, Fillmore County Hospital is changing its visitation policy beginning on Saturday, March 21, 2020.  These conditions will be in effect until further notice. All visitors will be screened according to CDC guidance No visitors with symptoms of illness will be … Read more

COVID-19 Update 03/20/20: FCH to Limit Non-Essential Planned Procedures, Tests, and Appointments

03/20/20Due to new CMS and CDC recommendations, as of Monday March 23rd, FCH is limiting non-essential, “elective”, planned surgeries, procedures, tests, and routine appointments.  We are asking our medical providers and specialists to consider the medical necessity of the test, procedure, or appointment to consider whether it can be delayed or postponed to a later … Read more

COVID-19 Update 3-19-20

One week ago, FCH implemented a verbal screening process for all people entering the facility.  Today, we are restricting access to our cafeteria to staff, patients, and visitors only.  General public who come just to use our cafeteria will not be allowed for the time being until this situation resolves.  We appreciate your understanding with … Read more