Boone Memorial Hospital opens Black Lung Center and holds outreach event

Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison, West Virginia opened its new Black Lung Center last week. “We are already getting an exuberant amount of calls,” said Willie Carte, Director of Respiratory Therapy and the Black Lung Center. “We are excited to provide this much needed service to our coal miners.” The Black Lung Center will help miners file federal black lung claims and offer federal black lung testing. “The process is often difficult,” explained Carte. “We don’t want our miners or widows to feel discouraged. We want to make the process easier and guide them through the necessary steps to complete the claims, receive testing and, in turn, hopefully receive their black lung benefits.” The BM

Community shows overwhelming support of BMH weight loss & diabetes prevention program

Community members packed the Boone Memorial Hospital dining hall yesterday to learn more about the hospital's new weight loss and diabetes prevention program. "I knew the need was great but I was amazed at the turnout," said Nurse Practitioner Kathy Hill, who will teach the upcoming classes in the program. "We originally planned to hold one informational seminar in the evening but we received so many inquiries I decided to add on 3 additional sessions. We had 81 total in the first three and over 100 in the 6'clock evening session. When I add on physician referrals I received in my office we are well over 200 people." Hill wrote a $20,000 grant, which will help fund the program. "Thanks to th

Hospital employees gather in recognition of Trauma Level Designation

Boone Memorial Hospital staff, Auxiliary and members of the Boone County Ambulance Authority gather outside the hospital ambulance bay and helipad landing in recognition of their continued efforts to remain a Level IV Trauma Designated facility. BMH will participate in the WV Trauma Symposium at Stonewall Jackson next week.

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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

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

August

Walk-in Clinic temporarily moved to State Street, Madison

*Ongoing

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

           

October

*Ongoing

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic

13th, 15th, 17th

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic     
Location: BMH Campus: Main Entrance

23rd & 24th

FREE Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Clinic 

Location: Magic Mart Lot (Danville)

TEST RESULTS INFORMATION

October (throughout the month):

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Prize Drawing for mammograms

- BMH Goes Pink

ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR CANCELLED

November

TBD     

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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