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…

Updated Visitation Policy

General Visitation: Visitors will be screened upon entry to the building and must be masked at all times. Social distancing requirements to be maintained.  Clinical staff may request visitor not be president in areas with limited space. The only area that will be allowing visitors to enter the clinical area are inpatient (admitted), unless exception guidelines are met. Read More…

WVU Medicine – Barnesville Hospital offering Antibody Testing

Barnesville Hospital is currently offering Antibody Testing. To get the antibody test you will need a doctor’s order. The test is completed in house with a quick turnaround time and is performed in a joint commission accredited hospital laboratory. What is an antibody test? The CDC said, “Your blood is checked for antibodies, which show if you had a previous infection with the virus thatRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Plan for Response to COVID-19

WVU Medicine- Barnesville Hospital has been actively working over the last several weeks to prepare our facility for the potential impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to our community. Leadership Team has participated in frequent calls with the Ohio Department of Health, WVU Medicine System Hospitals, and the Ohio Hospital Association to best prepare us for this situation. Plans have been pRead More…

COVID-19: What you need to know

Let WVU Medicine be your guide and resource for information about COVID-19. We are prepared to provide the most appropriate level of care for our community, state, and region. We want to help keep you and your family safe and healthy. WVU Medicine has experience with handling infectious diseases and infection control of viruses, like COVID-19. Please use the following link to learn more: httRead More…