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…

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 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…

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…

Community Health Perceptions Survey

Shape the future of health care in our region! Please take our confidential survey: https://wvu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bJld26OUApTX89f Belmont and Monroe County residents age 18 or older: please take a few minutes to complete our Community Health Perceptions Survey. This is a good way to share your thoughts about health concerns in your area in a way that will directly impact the communiRead 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…