July 7, 2020

While vacation travel increases during the summer months, so does the potential for more COVID-19 cases. Boone Memorial Hospital remains proactive in maintaining a state of

on-going preparedness.

"Our goal has, and continues to be, that of aggressive preparedness, not panic," said hospital CEO, Virgil Underwood. "We understand that the probability for cases to rise after local residents return from vacation is a valid concern. Therefore, we want t...

June 26, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital employees, as well as most health care workers across the world, have worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. While most businesses were closing, health care workers and first responders were facing the epidemic head on. 

"Our employees were very adaptable and cooperative during this unprecedented time," said Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Underwood. "They all accepted the challenge wit...

June 25, 2020

The Jared Box project was started in 2001 by the children at Our Lady of Victory School in State College, Pennsylvania to honor their classmate and friend, Jared. He was a brave little boy who battled cancer with courage and faith.

Jared was diagnosed with an incurable brainstem tumor in 1999. At just 5 years old, he demonstrated faith, wisdom and compassion for others. Jared maintained his sense of humor and the joys of childhood through play. He carried a bac...

June 5, 2020

Volunteers joined together at the Danville Post Office on June 5th to pack boxes, which will feed over 600 children this summer in conjunction with the Backpack Buddy Program.

Special thanks to our Boone Memorial Hospital Representatives:

(Pictured above, left to right): Karlie Belle Price, Emily Wallace, Kathy Hill and Kristin Ferguson.

VIEW ALBUM HERE

May 22, 2020

The Boone Memorial Hospital Family Medical Center Walk-in Clinic, located on the hospital campus, has reopened.

"Clinic hours of operation are 8AM - 6PM, seven days a week," said Gina Moore, Executive Director of Outpatient Clinics. "To ensure patient safety, we will separate sick patients from well patients upon arrival, until further notice," she explained. "The health and safety of our patients and staff still remains our top priority."

The walk-in...

May 20, 2020

Boone Memorial Hospital celebrated Hospital Week from May 10th to May 16th. Events included Krispy Kreme Donut Day, a Cook-Out and Ice-cream Friday. Hospital Week is a national event to thank hospitals and healthcare workers for their tireless efforts.

In addition, the 167th Airlift Wing - West Virginia Air National Guard, and the 130th Airlift Wing honored frontline healthcare and first responders with a flyover of hospitals in the region. The 130th Airlift Wi...

May 8, 2020

Family Nurse Practitioner, Deborah Lynn Townsley joined the BMH family in January. Deborah is practicing Family Medicine in the Boone Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic, located beside the Madison Post Office.

Deborah comes to Boone Memorial Hospital from Family Health Care in Madison. Prior to Family Care, she was a Clinical Level III Staff Nurse in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Charleston Area Medical Center - Women and Children's Division. In addition, De...

May 1, 2020

Plans are underway at Boone Memorial Hospital to reopen various services and procedures, which have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Hospital Administration, in conjunction with members of the COVID-19 Taskforce, submitted an application letter and resumption plan to OHFLAC (Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification) outlining a reopening date of Monday, May 4th,” said Hospital Chief Nursing Officer and COVID-19 Incident Comm...

April 29, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, community members have offered unwavering support to Boone Memorial Hospital staff and patients.

"In this time of uncertainty, it's humbling how many people want to help," said Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Virgil Underwood. "We continue to receive inquiries from churches, civic groups and organizations who want to make and donate masks." 

The hospital Auxiliary has already donated 233 homemade cloth masks,...

April 21, 2020

Members of the Boone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary donated homemade face masks to hospital employees. The Auxiliary members, who have been unable to volunteer since the COVID-19 pandemic began, said they wanted to help.

"Since we aren't actually able to volunteer in person at the hospital right now, due to safety concerns with COVID-19, we still wanted to do something," said Sandy K. Scott, Auxiliary President. 

Sandy, along with fellow Auxiliary members Diana Dun...

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

April

23       

CORE Month (Centers for Organ

Recovery and Education) 

(CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)   

 

May

29th     

Golf Tournament (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)

30th     

Reverse Auction Benefit Dinner                (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)

July

Beginning July 7th

Ending Date: TBD   

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

August

TBD       

5K Run/Walk (PENDING)

           

October

2nd        
Health Fair (Location: Madison Civic Center) 
(PENDING)

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Goody bags for mammograms

November

26th        

BMH co-sponsors In Action 

Thanksgiving Dinner (Scott High 

School Site). Volunteers welcome.

 

December

TBD       

Christmas Spirit Events led by hospital employees (caroling,

angel tree, read aloud & more)

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