BMH responds to mask donation efforts

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, along with several other individuals and organizations. "The masks are greatly appreciated," said Underwood. "While the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends that healthcare providers wear surgical face masks, patients are bei

Auxiliary donates homemade face masks to hospital employees for COVID-19

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 Dunlap, Judy Michael and Teresa Hubbard have made 233 masks to date. "Even through a few injuries, we kept going," said Sandy. "It took us one full week to make the masks." Members of the Auxiliary have been part of the hospital's history

Additional BMH providers to offer telemedicine services during COVID-19

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., D.O., to offer telemedicine. In addition, Dr. Charles Crigger (Ear, Nose & Throat) has joined BMH Specialists and colleagues; Dr. Melissa Moody (Psychiatry), Dr. Shane Cook (Dermatology) and Dr. Casey Hager (Cardiology). Richard Knapp Jr.,

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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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