Dedicated to improving the health of Fort Madison and surrounding communities, FMCH provides top-quality health care services in our full-service medical facility. Being named a Top 100 Iowa Workplace for the past three years, is evident in the personalized care that you will receive by each of our employees whether you visit one of our FMP&S Clinics, the emergency department, rehabilitation services or stay with us as an inpatient. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.



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FAQ: Measles

What are the symptoms of measles?

First symptoms: high fever, cough, runny nose, red watery eyes
  • 2 -3 days later- Koplik spots in mouth
  • 3 -5 days later- Rash
    • Flat red (sometimes raised bumps on top of flat red lesions)
    • Begins on face (at hairline) and spreads to neck, trunk, arms, legs, and feet
    • Fever may spike to > 104° Fahrenheit when rash appears
After a few days the fever subsides and rash fades

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Fort Madison Community Hospital recieves Patient & Family Engagment Award

The 2015 IHC Patient Safety Awards were recently announced and will be featured at the statewide Patient Safety Conference on March 12 at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona. Fort Madison Community Hospital’s Audrey Housel, PharmD, B.C.P.S, will receive the Patient and Family Engagement Award at the event.

This award is presented to healthcare providers and/or healthcare organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in patient safety.  This award aims to raise the standard of healthcare in Iowa by promoting a culture of continuous improvement in quality, safety, and value.

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Upcoming Events

  • MAR

    Auxiliary Meeting


    Coffee and muffins with open business meeting. Members that would like to help are asked to bring their wedding picture or a souvenir (garter, engraved napkin, cloth handkerchief, etc) from their wedding. Tables decorated by Sharlys (charli) Devoogd.

  • MAR

    Jewelry is Fun Sale

    9:00AM - 4:00 PM

    Jewelry, gift items and more. All items $5.99 + tax. And don’t miss the Bargain Blowouts for even better deals. This is a fundraising event for the FMCH Auxiliary.

  • MAR

    Baby Weigh In

    9:30AM - 11:00 AM

    Weigh-In on how motherhood is going for you and gain support from other new moms. Weigh-In on breastfeeding. Is it working for you? Weigh-In your baby. See how much they have grown.

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