General Visiting Information

No Visitation is Permitted at Fairfield Medical Center

Though, there has been no confirmed case of COVID-19 at Fairfield Medical Center, there are additional precautions in place to ensure the safety of patients, visitors and staff. In the event of a suspected or confirmed patient with COVID-19, visitation is always restricted to that patient. Beginning Friday, March 20 at 2:30 p.m.: NO visitation at Fairfield Medical Center main campus location is permitted.

Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for:

  • Maternity unit - maternity patients are allowed only one identified support person in the facility. This person will have an identification band readily visible for staff to check. This person will not change during the patient's stay

  • Children under 18-years old admitted to the hospital are allowed two caregivers

  • Patients receiving end-of-life care

For those exceptions, only one visitor per patient will be allowed, they will have their temperature checked upon arrival and they must be:

  • 18 or older

  • Either immediate family members, powers of attorney, guardians or patient representatives

  • Healthy with no symptoms of illness, including cough, cold or fever

Please call 740-243-1099 to learn more about visitation exceptions.  


Fairfield Healthcare Professionals Outpatient Clinics & First Medical Urgent Care

First Medical Urgent Care and Fairfield Healthcare Professionals outpatient clinics are no longer allowing visitors in patient exam rooms

  • Exceptions will be made for a legal guardian or caregiver of a patient.
  • Everyone entering outpatient clinics will have their temperature checked.

Cancer Care and Infusion Center

Cancer Care and Infusion Center patients are allowed only one caregiver per patient. Everyone entering the building will have their temperature checked before entry.

Cardiac Rehab Gym

The Cardiac Rehab Gym at 401 N. Ewing St. is only accessible to current patients of FMC’s Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program.

Thank you for your cooperation during this time.