1903... To instill a feeling of ownership by county residents, Moore forms a company and sells stock in the hospital. In the following years, he is able to pay stockholders in full.
1919... The county votes to acquire the hospital from Mr. Moore, hence changing the name from Eleanor Moore Hospital to Eleanor Moore County Hospital.
1925... A disastrous fire breaks out in the top story of the hospital, racing throughout, destroying most of the equipment. No casualties were reported. After the fire, the hospital is remodeled and renamed Boone County Hospital.
1940... The County Board of Supervisors authorizes the sale of hospital bonds, allowing the remodeling of the old building and the construction of a new three-story addition, helping to accommodate changes in health care and population growth.
1953... Boone County voters approve another bond issue for new hospital construction.
1966... Another new addition is built.
2000... Bonds are sold to meet the growing health care needs of our community. Boone County Hospital's newest addition responds to advancements in medical practices and technology.
2008... Major remodeling of the west end of the hospital was completed. New areas include a Meditation Room, the Boone Orthopedic Center and the Physical Therapy Department on the main floor, and a new Conference Room and Board Room on the 4th floor.
2011... An additional birthing suite was added to the birthing center making a fourth room to accommodate the hospital's growing OB services.
|1015 Union Street|
Boone, IA 50036