The Boone Memorial Hospital Black Lung Center specializes in helping miners file for their Federal and State Black Lung claims as well as provide testing. Our exceptional team of pulmonologists and registered respiratory therapists work to ensure patients receive the best care possible.
The Black Lung Center:
Help filing Federal and State Black Lung Application & Testing
B-Read Chest X-Ray (specific to black lung)
Spirometry (breathing capacity)
Exercise Stress Test
Complete physical by physician
The Black Lung Center offers several free outreach events annually to help miners complete their federal and state black lung claims.
Visit our page periodically to view future outreach dates.
If you are unable to attend a black lung claims outreach event, please contact The Black Lung Center at Boone Memorial Hospital 304-369-8825 to schedule an appointment at our facility in Madison, WV.
A member of the Black Lung Center team will help you complete your federal and/or state black lung application, at no cost to you.
By: Hannah Goetz | WOWK
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOWK) – Black Lung rates have hit a 25 year high in Appalachian coal mining states. According to the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, Black Lung Disease is at a record high in Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia.
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