Phase 1B COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital will be conducting a two-day vaccination clinic to begin Phase 1B vaccinations. The Hospital was allotted 200 doses to start the phase. Phase 1B will start with individuals that are ages 80 and older. The two-day clinic will be held on Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22 at Barnesville Hospital. Those that are 80 years and older caRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Receives Statewide Recognition for Environmental Stewardship

Barnesville, Ohio- The Ohio Hospital Association has named WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital as the recipient of the 2020 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The award is presented at the end of a challenging and busy year for healthcare institutions, and recognizes their commitment to improving the environmental health of their communities while reducing costs and providing excellent cRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Mammography Department earns accreditation renewal from the American College of Radiology

BARNESVILLE, OHIO- The American College of Radiology, (ACR) recently awarded WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital a 3-year renewal of accreditation in Mammography.The Mammography Accreditation Program provides facilities with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, image quality and radiation dose.The Mammography Quality Standards Read More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital combats against COVID-19

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has been acquiring additional protective equipment to help the hospital combat against COVID-19.WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital received grant funding through the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley – Belmont County Enrichment Fund to purchase six Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPRS). “The CAPR`s will be a fantastic additioRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Physical Therapy Department can impact your recovery….

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – Robert Powell started his recovery journey at Barnesville Hospital in early January of 2020 following his back surgery in October 2019. He chose Barnesville Hospital because of the good things he heard regarding the department and the proximity to home. “Initially, Robert was only mobile in his wheelchair and transferred with two people and a walker,” said, Rana AndeRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital earns ASHE`s Gold Standard Award for Energy Savings

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has earned the American Hospital Association Gold Standard Award for Health Care Facility Energy Savings. “We at Barnesville Hospital are very honored to have received this award,” John Puterbaugh, Facilities Director, said. “We strive to be a part of the effort to achieve the highest energy efficiency as an organization and remain comRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital launches Telestroke Program with the WVU Stroke Center

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has launched a Telestroke Program with the WVU Stroke Center. “Through our affiliation with WVU Medicine, we are able to bring this cutting-edge technology to southeastern Ohio,” David Phillips, president and CEO of Barnesville Hospital, said. “Now, patients will not have to leave the area to receive the highest quality of care.” Read More…

Dr. Stacy Meeks focusing on Family Medicine, Women`s Health and Pediatric.

MORRISTOWN, OH – Dr. Stacy Meeks graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 2006. She attended Bethany College graduating magma cum laude in 2010, majoring in Biology and was a senior fellow. She attended medical school at University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Wheeling Hospital. Dr. Stacy Meeks is currently acceptinRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital earns fifth ENERGY STAR certification

Barnesville, Ohio–WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville, Ohio has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance. This is the 5th year that WVU Medicine-Barnesville Hospital has earned the ENERGY STAR, reflecting a legacy of continued energy savings. “Improving the energy efficiency of our nation’s buildingsRead More…

Adult drug education program to be held Sept. 12 at River High School

HANNIBAL, OHIO – Teen substance abuse continues to be a concern familiar to parents, educators, and community members. As a part of an initiative to support prevention efforts through community education, WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital recently partnered with Monroe County’s HOPE Alliance to host the Say KNOW to Drugs Community Education Event from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at RivRead More…