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February 26, 2020

Boone County is advising residents about what they can do now to prepare for the potential spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.  To date, no one in Iowa has tested positive for COVID-19.   “Since the start of this outbreak, Boone County Public Health has worked closely with...

February 24, 2020

When a new virus like coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) emerges on the public health scene, there are many questions. It is normal to be concerned about COVID-19, which has caused so much illness and death in China. Public health officials take every disease outbreak seriously and Boone County Public Health...

February 5, 2020

Join Boone County Hospital during AACVPR National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week 2020, February 9-15, to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. Boone County Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab department is hosting a lecture on “Hidden Salts in Food” presented by Betty Irons, RD, LD, for the public on February 12 at 1...

February 3, 2020

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a a coronavirus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China, reportedly had some link to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread....

January 14, 2020

December 19, 2019

Beginning January 1, 2020, all prescriptions, including controlled substances, will be electronically prescribed by prescribers and electronically received by pharmacies.  Electronic prescribing is the transmission of a prescription to a pharmacy via a secure electronic portal.  This bill was passed by the Iowa House and Senate and signed into law by Governor...

December 10, 2019

Ensuring a safe delivery for every patient is the top priority for all the providers and staff at the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Family Birth Center. Recently, national and local news outlets have shared stories about the alarming rates of maternal mortality in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...

December 5, 2019

Thank you to Keith Kudej for his 25 years of service to the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Board of Trustees.  As a Board member, he has played a vital role in the success of the hospital through the years.  At Thursday's monthly Board meeting, Keith was honored and thanked for...

November 4, 2019

Emily McCarty is a new member of the Boone County Hospital (BCH) Board of Trustees.  She replaces Keith Kudej who stepped down after 25 years of service to the BCH Board.  A big thank you to Keith for his many years of service!    Emily is a life-long resident of...

October 31, 2019

Never underestimate a wound, even a minor one. A simple callus on your foot can be the tip of the iceberg that leads to a non-healing wound if you have diabetes.   “So many things are going on under the wound such as abnormal pressure from bones, impaired circulation, and nerve...

July 23, 2019

The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary recently made a $2,000 donation to the BCH Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The program raises funds to assist hospital or clinic employees who are experiencing temporary financial difficulties due to the loss of a spouses job, illness, injury or other life issues that can...

June 24, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney, orthopedic surgeon, Iowa Ortho, has performed the first robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty at Boone County Hospital using the NAVIO Surgical System. The surgical milestone represents one of the first CT-free robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty procedures using the NAVIO Surgical System in the world. "The NAVIO system provided me...

May 29, 2019

Boone County Hospital is happy to welcome Lance Mueggenborg, FNP-BC, to the Boone County Family Medicine North Walk-In Clinic. Lance received his Master of Science Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has worked PRN as a nurse in our Emergency Department...

May 29, 2019

Boone County Hospital is happy to welcome Dr. Diana Wright, Endocrinology, to their Medical Staff. Dr. Wright is now providing services the third Monday of each month at Boone County Family Medicine South. She retired from Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines in March. Special interests include general endocrinology, diabetes,...

May 13, 2019

Congratulations to Katie Merriam, RNC-OB, Family Birth Center, Boone County Hospital (BCH), who received the 2019 Daisy Award. Katie was presented the award at the Nurses Day Recognition Breakfast on May 10th. One of Katie’s peers said, “Katie is one of the most compassionate nurses I have ever worked with. She cares...

April 16, 2019

Dr. Craig Mahoney is performing robotics-assisted total and partial knee surgery using the NAVIO® Surgical System at Boone County Hospital. The first surgery using the unit is slated to take place some time this Spring. Unlike other robotics-assisted platforms, the NAVIO system does not require a pre-operative CT scan. Instead, Dr. Mahoney...

April 8, 2019

The Boone County Hospital (BCH) Auxiliary is having a Pansy Sale on April 22nd from 9 a.m. until they are gone in the BCH Atrium. The pansy's are from Salama's Greenhouse in Boone. All proceeds from the event will benefit future projects and equipment for the hospital.

Boone County Hospital
1015 Union Street
Boone, IA, 50036
T: (515) 432-3140
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Boone County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital that has been serving the healthcare needs of Boone County and the surrounding communities since the early 1900s. Our mission is to improve and enhance the health and well-being of those we serve.
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