Category: News

MCHC Launches Telehealth Visits

April 22, 2020 – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) announced today the implementation of telehealth to expand access to care for our patients in response to the coronavirus COVID-19. This opportunity gives our patients the chance to receive the medical care they need if they are unable to come to the facility. MCHC is… Read more »

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics COVID-19 Precautions

At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC), we care about you and your health, and we continue to be here for you.  Effective Monday March 30, 2020 Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic will be reserving appointment times during the morning hours for patients who need to be seen for chronic conditions, routine needs and follow… Read more »

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics COVID-19 Precautions Restricted Entrance Access, Screening Process, Cafeteria Closed, & Visitor Restrictions

To continue to protect the health and well-being of our patients, their families, and of the communities we serve, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is now moving forward with further precautions. In accordance with this, we are following the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health… Read more »

Visitor Restrictions Now in Effect at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

Friday, March 13, 2020, ALBIA/IOWA – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) has implemented a temporary visitor restriction in effect as of March 13, 2020. The health and well-being of our patients, their families, and of the communities we serve is our top priority. In accordance with this, we are following the most recent Centers… Read more »

Twenty nurses in MercyOne’s Circle of Care named as Great Iowa Nurses – Finneman (MCHC) being one of them!

Congratulations to the following MercyOne nurses: About MercyOne MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping people and communities live their best life. At more than 20,000 colleagues strong, MercyOne’s care providers and staff make health the highest priority. The system’s clinics, medical centers, hospitals and affiliates are located… Read more »

New Year, New Look at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

“I am delighted to share MCHC’s new brand identity with our patients and community,” said Veronica Fuhs, CEO. “Many months of hard work have gone into creating and refining the brand. This new brand identity embodies everything about MCHC. Though the brand is changing, the exceptional care, supportive environment, and dedication to the community that… Read more »

THE DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL & CLINICS A WINNER OF THE STATE OF IOWA TOP WORKPLACES 2019 AWARD

(ALBIA, IA) (SEPTEMBER 16, 2019) – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Des Moines Register. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures… Read more »

Coughlin & Comstock Complete Nurse Residency Program

ALBIA, Iowa – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is pleased to announce that Breanna Coughlin, RN and Jayde Comstock, RN have completed the Mercy Rural Health Network Residency Program. The Mercy Rural Health Network Nurse Residency program was started in year 2016 to help new nurses’ transition into practice and to provide resources as… Read more »

SARAH FUHS RECEIVES IHERF SCHOLARSHIP

Program Awards 52 Health Care Careers Scholarships DES MOINES – Sarah Fuhs, an employee of Monroe County Hospital & Clinics who is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Grand View University, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa… Read more »