Monroe County Hospital & Clinics Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a critical access hospital serving Monroe County and the surrounding area.
The hospital and clinics are passionate about providing a world-class healthcare experience. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics strives to constantly improve and grow its services and maintain a safe environment for patients to receive care and providers to practice medicine. For more information about Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, please visit www.MCHAlbia.com or call 641-932-1705.
Operating as usual
We are accepting donations of masks for adults & children. Homemade, Cloth, N95, or Procedure masks are allowed. If you or someone you know can donate, please drop off masks between the hours of 7:00 am - 2:00 pm at our ER entrance located on the WEST side of our facility. Thanks in advance! (Homemade masks are allowed.)
Well-child visits and vaccinations are essential to protect children. We are here to help! Give us a call at 641-932-7172 or schedule an appointment online by visiting, http://ow.ly/fL5Y50CBJ4p. Learn more about protecting your baby with routine vaccines: http://ow.ly/MZAY50CBJ4o.
Let’s face it. Screen time can go up during the winter holidays, especially this year during the pandemic. Get some fresh ideas on how to have fun offline with your family and give your eyes a break. #HealthyChoicesCount https://bit.ly/390Q4BB
CDC is providing public health agencies with options to shorten the length of quarantine in some situations. Under these options, your local health department may decide quarantine can end:
1. After 10 days without a COVID-19 test, AND if the person has reported NO symptoms during the 10-day period.
2. After 7 days with a negative test result, AND if the person has reported NO symptoms during the 7-day period.
The best way to protect yourself and others is to stay home for 14 days if you think you’ve been exposed to someone who has COVID-19. Check your local health department’s website for information about options in your area to possibly shorten this quarantine period.
Quarantine helps prevent spread of disease that can occur before a person knows they have the virus. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3j8kR1T
Iowa Department of Public Health
It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week (Dec 1-7). Washing your hands is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Commit to washing often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html
COVID-19 hasn’t gone anywhere. Cases are rising rapidly in many parts of the U.S. This pandemic is not over. But, if we all work together and do our part, it can be. Here’s what you can do to help protect yourself and others:
• Wear a mask over your mouth AND nose when in public.
• Stay home when you can.
• Stay at least 6 feet apart from others and avoid crowds.
• Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water aren’t available.
Learn more about ways you can slow the spread of COVID-19: https://bit.ly/3bGvO6p.
Unite Against COVID-19! #MaskUpIA
Protect yourselves and others by:
• Wearing a mask
• Washing hands
• Social distancing
We're all in this together...let's #MaskUp and do our part.
It is critical we work together as a community to take the steps we know can reduce the spread of COVID-19. #MaskUp #MCHCAlbia
Handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Step up, wash up to help protect yourself and others.
It's #MaskUp Friday! When you #WearAMask, you’re protecting yourself and everyone around you. Show us how you #MaskUp. Share a photo in the comments section below! #FacemaskFriday
Are you doing your part? #MaskUp
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, we need you to do your part. Mask Up. #MaskUp
Happy Thanksgiving! This is a day of reflection and gratitude. What are you thankful for? We are thankful for all of our skilled, dedicated and compassionate employees. All who routinely go above and beyond to ensure that our patients receive the best of care. We are also thankful for all who place their trust in us every day for their care or the care of their loved ones. It is an honor and a privilege to provide patient-centered care. #MCHCAlbia
While we are wishing everyone a blessed Thanksgiving, please consider your holiday plans to ensure your celebrations do not put you or your loved ones at risk. http://ow.ly/wMVk50CtBsd
mercyone.org While nothing is risk free, some activities are safer than others when it comes to COVID-19. See guidance to help you plan a safe Thanksgiving.
Don't forget - telehealth appointments are available! Our telehealth appointments are conducted by a simple, secure video solution powered by Zoom. Simply click a link provided to you in an email and you’ll be checked in and ready to see your provider.
Telehealth provides our patients, particularly those that are more vulnerable, the care they need by letting them see our providers from the comfort and security of their own home.
To schedule an appointment, please call 641-932-7172.
It is time to nominate someone for the 100 Great Iowa Nurses award! We have all met an outstanding nurse whose courage, competence, and commitment make a difference. Honor a special nurse who exemplifies concern for humanity, dedication to the profession, and leadership through mentoring. Based on your description of that nurse’s accomplishments, and the selection criteria, a panel of nurses and community leaders will select 100 recipients to be honored at the 100 Great Iowa Nurses Celebration in May 2021. Please visit http://ow.ly/wVqZ50CdHxY and nominate that special nurse!
Effective Friday, November 20, 2020 MCHC is increasing visitor restrictions. For the immediate future, no visitors will be allowed in our facility.
Some visitor exceptions will be made for extenuating circumstances. For more information, please visit https://www.mchalbia.com/news/monroe-county-hospital-clinics-covid-19-precautions-increases-visitor-restrictions/.
Monroe County Public Health
As community spread of COVID-19 continues to blanket Iowa and Monroe County, it is imperative that you remain in quarantine until you have been released by trained public health staff. COVID-19 can incubate in your body for up to 14 days, so even if you feel fine at the time, you could become symptomatic and sick the following day and potentially expose many more people to the virus.
Remember, quarantine and isolation aren't just about protecting you, it's also about protecting everyone that you would come into contact with who might also become ill. Aside from illness and potential complications, exposing others causes work and potential financial strains for them.
We are in this together, but we can do so much better than we are currently doing, Monroe County. We must keep our social circles smaller and consistent. We are seeing a variety of close contacts being reported and this is broadening the exposures and the spread of this virus. The more this virus spreads, the more vulnerable individuals it can reach, the more severe complications we may encounter. We are getting reports of individuals on quarantine that should be away from others, that are testing positive and having multiple close contacts to report. Quarantine is meant to distance the exposed person away from everyone else, with the potential exception of household family.
This week is the beginning of the holiday season, but it is important that we live this year differently than last year. We can do this together. Healthcare resources and availability are at stake. If we continue to spread this virus around without slowing or controlling the spread with masks, and distancing and hygiene practices and avoiding close contacts, we may not have rooms or staff available for any illness in Iowa hospitals when we need care. Make careful choices this holiday season. Think small and safe this Thanksgiving.
As of 11/23/2020 Monroe County has 22 new cases of COVID-19 to report; this includes cases for Saturday, Sunday and today. There are 7 in the 0-17 group, 5 in the 18-40 group, 3 in the 41-60 group and 7 in the 61-80 group. We have a cumulative total of 424 cases. There are 11 new recovered cases. There are 154 active cases.
You (yes you!) have the power to stop the spread of #COVID19 in three simple steps:
#WearAMask. Keep 6 feet apart. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service an...
How clean are your hands? Hands that look clean can still have icky germs!🤢 #WashYourHands
Our Susan Allison Outpatient Clinic offers multiple lines of specialized healthcare close to home. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 641-932-1678. Learn more about our services by visiting http://ow.ly/pjt250Bb0ne. We are here for you!
MCHC is seeking a full-time Weekend Package Registered Nurse for our Medical-Surgical floor. This position is 36 hours per week from 7:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. A weekend package differential is included with this position. If you are dependable, flexible, and enjoy working with patients and on a team, we would love to meet you! We offer a vibrant workplace with a rich benefit package! Apply online today at http://ow.ly/XZzM50CprOU.
MCHC is seeking a part-time EMT or Paramedic for our Emergency Department! The schedule would be Thursday day from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with night on call. If you have exceptional communication skills, are committed to excellent patient care, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment we want you on our team! We offer a vibrant workplace with a rich benefit package! Apply online today at http://ow.ly/QdTE50CprNg.
Do you know a nurse, a physician, or someone who works at a hospital? While they work to keep our communities safe and healthy during #COVID19, we can help them by wearing a mask.
Close contact increases the risk of #COVID19 infections, whether you’re indoors or outside. Listen to the science and continue to follow CDC guidelines - #MaskUp #WearAMask
MCHC is seeking a part-time CMA/LPN/RN for our Rural Health Medical Clinic! This position works 2-3 days per week from 7:45 a.m.- 5:15 p.m. If you are compassionate and committed to excellent patient care, enjoy working on a team and thrive in a fast-paced work environment we want you on our team! We offer a vibrant workplace with a rich benefit package! Apply online today at http://ow.ly/Iseo50CprJC.
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❗❗❗LONG POST ALERT – Please read:
Some people are over #COVID19 – but COVID-19 is not over. Now more than ever, it’s important to realize COVID-19 DOES impact you.
When your grandmother cannot receive visitors, COVID-19 impacts you. When your health care providers are working overtime, unable to care for their own families, COVID-19 impacts you. When your mom - a cancer survivor - can’t see her provider for an annual check-up and is later in readmission, COVID-19 impacts you. If not physically, COVID-19 impacts you emotionally when people YOU love are impacted.
The actions you take today impact and influence those around you in profound ways. Be the positive influence - #MaskUp, wash your hands, stay at home. We - your community, your health care workers and those you love - need you to do your part. #PowerOfMercyOne #COVID19 #MaskUp
Due to an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in our county and state, we are implementing updated visitor restrictions.
Effective immediately (11/19/2020), there will be no visitors allowed for:
• Emergency Room
Effective tomorrow (11/20/2020) at 4:30 p.m., these restrictions will apply to all other outpatient services.
Some visitor exceptions will be made, including:
• Children under the age of 18
• Outpatients requiring a caregiver due to physical or functional deficit
• Inpatients receiving end-of-life care (case-by-case)
Approved Visitors must:
o Pass screening guidelines at designated entrances.
o Are required to wear a face mask while in the building, regardless of symptoms.
o Must be 16 years of age or older.
Exceptions may be permitted in case of a patient imminently dying.
We appreciate your understanding.
Soap and water are all you need.
Simple. Effective. Wash Your Hands.
MCHC is seeking a CMA/LPN/RN for our Rural Health Medical Clinic! This position is 36 hours per week with a limited Saturday rotation. If you are compassionate and committed to excellent patient care, enjoy working on a team and thrive in a fast-paced work environment we want you on our team! We offer a vibrant workplace with a rich benefit package! Apply online today at http://ow.ly/hs8H50CprH5.
Take preventative actions against the spread of germs: Wash your hands, #wearamask, get a flu shot. http://ow.ly/bXUk50Cofl5 #COVID19
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MCHC is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for our Surgical team. This position is 36 hours per week with limited on-call and no weekends. If you are team-oriented, personable, and empowered to go the extra mile for positive impacts for our patients and staff, we would love to meet you! We offer a vibrant workplace with a rich benefit package! Apply online today at http://ow.ly/QCC350CprCo.
Today is National Rural Health Day! It is a day to showcase rural America, increase awareness of rural health-related challenges and promote the efforts by those addressing those challenges. It's not just a day, it's a movement. Additional information can be found at powerofrural.org. #powerofrural
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