April 2, 2020

In recent news, Boone Memorial Hospital announced that it is now offering telemedicine in an effort to continue keeping its patients safe, while providing health services during COVID-19.

Telemedicine makes it possible for providers to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patient is, by using a computer or smartphone. 

BMH providers, Richard Knapp Jr., MD and Deborah Townsley, FNP will join physicians Amy Sayre, MD and Howard Wesley Lafferty Jr.,...

March 31, 2020

Todd Berry, DO (left) has been named Medical Director of the
Boone Memorial Hospital Emergency Department and
Michael Bledsoe, DO (right) has been named Trauma Medical Director.

"We are pleased to have two of our highly skilled and respected physicians take on these roles, which are vital to our emergency department," said Virgil Underwood, CEO

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boone Memorial Hospital is offering telemedicine in an effort to continue keeping its patients safe, while providing health services.

Telemedicine is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. Telemedicine enables remote healthcare (telehealth).

“Basically it makes it possible for providers to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patie...

March 26, 2020

∙ Delivery ∙ Extended Hours ∙ Temporarily Drive-Thru or Delivery ONLY ∙ Mobile Pharmacy App

In response to COVID-19 and an effort to keep our patients, community and staff safe, we have implemented various exciting changes to the Boone Memorial Outpatient Pharmacy. Changes include a new delivery service, a user-friendly mobile app and extended hours, including Saturday. In addition, the Pharmacy will temporarily be opened by drive...

March 18, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital has taken the threat of the Coronavirus and COVID-19 very seriously.

“Our approach has been that of aggressive preparedness, not panic,” explains hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Underwood. “While we understand the need for on-going education to our patients, staff and visitors, we realize there is an abundance of information surfacing. Therefore, in order to alleviate some confusion, we at Boone Memorial Hospital want to be tran...

March 11, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital is responding to a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). 

Boone Memorial Hospital is watching the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus closely...

March 9, 2020

The Black Lung Center at Boone Memorial Hospital, located in Madison, West Virginia, hosted a Black Lung Outreach Event on Friday, March 6th at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center to help coal miners complete their Federal Black Lung claims/paperwork.

Over 75 people were in attendance. Wolfe, Williams and Reynolds law firm assisted Boone Memorial with the claims filing process. In addition, Connect Hearing was on-site to assist miners with filing hearing clai...

February 27, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital Cardiologist, Casey S. Hager, MD, FACC presented on Women's Cardiovascular Health on the hospital campus February 27, 2020. Ladies wore red in celebration of Heart Health Month and Go Red for Women. Dr. Hager focused on topics such as cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, Aspirin usage, statin drugs and allowed for informal question and answer sessions throughout the luncheon. Participants received complimentary lunch and Go...

February 17, 2020

On February 14th, Driven Knights presented Boone Memorial Hospital with a $10,000 check in an effort to bring an exciting new youth/teen drug prevention program to Boone County. 

More details coming soon!




Pictured Left to Right:
Chris Adkins, President, Driven Knights
Virgil Underwood, CEO, Boone Memorial Hospital

February 13, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital attended Hospital Day at the Legislature on Thursday, February 13th. Pictured below; Mark Linville, BMH Chief Operating Officer; Gina Moore, BMH Executive Director of Outpatient Clinics; Ron Stollings, Physician/State Senator and Candidate for Governor; Karlie Belle Price, BMH Marketing and Public Relations Director; Chad Hovis, BMH Chief Financial Officer. 

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2020 BMH Events
*Calendar is updated monthly
*Click on the links underlined in blue to learn more about each event


3rd       Blood Drive

6th       Brighter Futures, Substance and                 Mental Health Treatment                             Program OPENS - LEARN MORE!

14th     Healthy Lifestyle Program                            Begins - LEARN MORE!

             HEALTHY LIFESTYLE                                     PROGRAM CLASSES ARE                             CANCELLED UNTIL                                       FURTHER NOTICE


 27th    Go Red Lunch & Learn (Women's               Cardiovascular Health). Speaker,                 Casey Hager (Cardiologist)

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6          Black Lung Claims Filing Event                    (Beckley, WV)

31st    Colon Cancer Awareness Lunch &              Learn. Speaker, Dr. Bassam                        Haffer (Gastroenterologist) -                        CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER                    NOTICE



23       CORE Month (Centers for                             Organ Recovery and Education)               


29th     Golf Tournament (CANCELLED)

30th     Reverse Auction Benefit Dinner                 (CANCELLED)


TBD       5K Run/Walk



2nd        Health Fair (Location: Madison                     Civic Center)

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Goody bags for mammograms


TBD         BMH co-sponsors In Action                           Thanksgiving Dinner (Scott                           High School Site). Volunteers                       welcome



TBD        Christmas Spirit Events led by                      hospital employees (caroling,                      angel tree, read aloud & more)

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Boone Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, licensed by the State of West Virginia, and certified by the federal government to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients.


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