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Information for Patients & Visitors

When to Seek Medical Attention
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention IMMEDIATELY!

Emergency warning signs include*:
Trouble breathing
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
New confusion or inability to arouse
Bluish lips or face

* This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

Know Your Source

Think you might have COVID-19? Take our online assessment

You were tested for COVID-19 at Fitzgibbon Hospital. What's next?
Usted ha sido probado para COVID-19. ¿Que sigue?

Fitzgibbon Hospital's COVID-19 Visitor Policy

Yes! We could use your homemade masks

Latest News Releases from Fitzgibbon Hospital

 

Fitzgibbon Hospital COVID-19 Stats
(updated 7/6/2020 7:45 a.m.) - Statistics represent actual tests conducted by Fitzgibbon Hospital.
PLEASE NOTE -  This test is published weekly on Monday mornings.

The data in this chart reflects ONLY those patients tested at Fitzgibbon Hospital. All positive results are reported to the health department in resident's county of origin.


KNOW YOUR SOURCE

With all the information circulating about the "Coronavirus," correctly referred to as COVID-19, it is extremely important to check all information with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS).  Here are some reputable links to information about this latest virus as well as some general information to help you understand what this virus means for you.

Information continues to be collected and communicated about the COVID-19 virus. You are strongly encouraged to frequently check with the above websites for the fastest and most accurate sources for updates.


LATEST NEWS RELEASES FROM FITZGIBBON HOSPITAL

  • Attention Vendors - Published 7/2/2020
  • Fitzgibbon to end curbside testing - Published 6/11/2020
    • The makeshift tent outside the Emergency Department will be coming down, and all patients will be directed to a new testing station inside Fitzgibbon Hospital near Ambulatory Care.
  • Fitzgibbon Hospital Implements Universal Masking - Published 5/13/2020
    • In an effort to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to staff and other patients, Fitzgibbon Hospital has implemented a universal masking policy that requires all individuals entering the hospital to wear a mask.
  • Fitzgibbon Hospital adopts best practices, innovative technologies and cutting-edge techniques from hospitals at the epicenter - Published 4/23/2020
    • Members of the organization’s leadership team studied best practices of world-class institutions on the front lines of the battle, like the Biocontainment Unit at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
  • The Living Center Staff performing double duty - Published 4/10/2020
    • Policies restricting non-essential personnel mean that services such as haircuts, hair styling and pedicures also have been stopped. Enter the multi-talented TLC staff members with backgrounds in cosmetology to help out by providing these personal care services.
  • Fitzgibbon launches new way to connect patients to caregivers amidst COVID-19 concerns - Published 4/8/2020
    • Video communications platforms like Skype, FaceTime and Zoom allow people to connect “virtually.” The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - the governmental agency which regulates much of how healthcare providers operate in this country – recognized the value of these communication platforms and loosened the rules around their use to provide telemedicine services
  • Think you might have COVID-19?  Click here to take our online assessment - Published 4/7/2020
    • A medical provider will follow up with you by the end of the next business day to discuss your options for care.
  • Heart meets Technology during COVID-19 Pandemic in Saline County - Published 4/3/2020
    • When giving hearts intersect with new technology, you get solutions to problems you may not have realized were possible. Jason Wasson, Josh Teague and Jeremy Lucas utilize 3D Printers to help healthcare staff.
  • First Positive Case of COVID-19 Virus for Saline County - Published 4/1/2020
    • Fitzgibbon Hospital has received results from its first two positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus for patients originating in Saline County. The results were returned this afternoon by its partner commercial laboratory and communicated to the Saline County Health Department. At the point of testing the patients were advised to self-quarantine at home and given educational materials from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Hand-sewn masks offer colorful pick-me-up in COVID-19 preparations - Published 3/27/2020
    • While hospitals across the country are reporting supply shortages, Fitzgibbon Hospital is thankful for the many individuals in the community who have showed their support to these front-line warriors by providing hand-sewn masks.
  • First Positive COVID-19 Test Conducted by Fitzgibbon Hospital - Published 3/25/2020
    • Fitzgibbon Hospital has received results from its first positive case of COVID-19 coronavirus for a patient originating in Lafayette County. The results were returned overnight by its partner commercial laboratory and communicated to the Lafayette County Health Department. 
  • Steps your hospital has taken for safety and care - Published 3/20/2020
    • As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, Fitzgibbon Hospital is working hard to make sure all patients, staff, vendors and guests are safe and well cared for. A cross-functional team has been meeting daily to ensure an organizational-wide approach to policies and procedures, with the needs of patients at the forefront.
  • Triage Tents placed at Entrances - Published 3/17/2020 (current with the exception of visitor policy which was updated 3/18/2020)
    • Several tents will be going up near the exterior entrances to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall to help facilitate screening of patients and visitors prior to entering the facility and to serve as temporary triage areas to evaluate patients who are referred for further testing including COVID-19 testing. These tents are NOT for on-demand testing but instead are being used to keep potential exposure of patients and healthcare staff to a minimum. Many hospitals across the country are implementing these temporary tents as they work to minimize risks for patients and employees alike.