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...

August 29, 2016

Boone Memorial Hospital opened its new facility on June 25th. One of the many new features in the 77,000 square foot facility is its new and improved Emergency Room. The ER now has 12 patient beds, all private, compared to 6 at the former Boone Memorial.

“We also have new technologically advanced equipment and the ER has more than doubled in size,” said Chief Nursing Officer, Terri Castle, RN, BSN. “In addition, our Emergency Room has received permanent designa...

August 15, 2016

(Pictured left to right): 1st Place Wellness Team members with Hospital CEO: (Carolyn Halstead, Rose Isenberg, Pam Smith, Katie Tadlock (Team Leader), Virgil Underwood (Hospital CEO), Denise Williamson, Vicki Tadlock, Drema Huffman, Mary Doss and Maddy Farris)

Not Pictured: Bonnie Scott

Employees at Boone Memorial Hospital recently participated in a friendly competition with one goal in mind…to improve their overall health.

“We continually try to create ways to b...

July 20, 2016

Boone County Resident, Sandra Harvey shares her experience

Sandra Harvey of Madison, WV didn’t expect to need cataract surgery at age 62, let alone two surgeries.

“I was shocked to hear that I needed cataract surgery but was relieved to find out I could have the procedure done so close to home. That made me feel more at ease,” said Sandra. “Plus I trust Dr. Cassis completely. He is just wonderful. I couldn’t have asked for a better surgeon.”

Sandra’s first surger...

May 18, 2016

Boone Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Virgil Underwood was a guest speaker at the Brookview Elementary School National Honor Society Induction held on May 17, 2016 in Foster, WV.


A few of the student inductees are children of hospital staff, including Mallory Jett, daughter of Toni Mullins, Director of Radiology.


"Mr. Underwood gave a great speech about service and character. At the end of the ceremony, the students presented him with...

May 3, 2016

Madison native and Insurance Agent Ross Johnson and his wife Dee made a $15,000 gift to the new Boone Memorial Hospital in Madison. The Johnsons are naming a patient-visitor waiting room located just inside the main hospital entrance in honor of his parents, Reed Marvin Johnson (deceased) and Julia Ann Loud (Judy) Johnson. In addition, they are naming a physician and staff break-room located in the Emergency Department in tribute to former Boone Memorial Hospi...

April 21, 2016

Childhood sweethearts, Doug and Barbara Bell have been together since high school and the many pages of their fairy-tale love story continue to fill.


“It was love at first sight,” said Barbara. “And it’s just as strong today as it was back then.”


The couple has been married 58 years. They currently reside in Madison, WV.


“We married just after Barbara graduated high school,” explained Doug.


“We were married in Beverly, West Virginia in 1958.”


Doug, now 79 joki...

March 17, 2016

On Monday March 14 the National Rural Health Resource Center (NRHRC) Flex Monitoring Team conducted a site visit at BMH. Those in attendance included Sarah Brinkman from the National office and Shawn Balleydier, Assistant Director of the West Virginia State Office of Rural Health Division of Rural Health and Recruitment, DHHR/BPH/OCHSHP.

Brinkman is funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist th...

March 16, 2016

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March 16, 2016

Students and Professors from the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy held a community health event at Boone Memorial Hospital on March 9, 2016. The event was part of the students Alternative Spring Break. Instead of taking a traditional spring break the Pharmacy students volunteered their time to provide health services to community members in the Madison area as well as hospital employees.


Services offered included medication reviews, blood...

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



CORE Month (Centers for Organ

Recovery and Education) 





Golf Tournament (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19)


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


Beginning July 7th

Ending Date: TBD   

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Clinic



5K Run/Walk (PENDING)



Health Fair (Location: Madison Civic Center) 

- 1/2 Price Mammograms

- Goody bags for mammograms



BMH co-sponsors In Action 

Thanksgiving Dinner (Scott High 

School Site). Volunteers welcome.




Christmas Spirit Events led by hospital employees (caroling,

angel tree, read aloud & more)

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