Darryl Duncan new Chairman of West Virginia Hospital Association Board
August 23, 2016
Mon Health System President and CEO Darryl Duncan is the new Chairman of the West Virginia Hospital Association (WVHA) Board of Trustees....
Mon General Hospital Opens New Helipad
July 28, 2016
Heart and vascular patients are transferred to Mon General Hospital from towns and cities across West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Now they can get here quicker – by helicopter – thanks to a new helipad on the hospital campus. Located adjace...
Mon General’s Diabetes Prevention Program receives CDC recognition
June 30, 2016
Mon General Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program has achieved full recognition status from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program. Mon General’s Diabetes Prevention Program is one of two fully reco...
Mon General Hospital Gastroenterology Initiates Liver Clinic
June 29, 2016
Mon General Hospital Gastroenterology Interventional Endoscopist Faisal A. Bukeirat, MD, is dedicated to addressing the area’s liver disease epidemic by initiating a liver clinic Thursday afternoons....
Labor and Birth Classes
September 6, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September 7, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Alpine Lake FUN 5K
September 10, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
September 12, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Drug use Increasing Hepatitis Cases
July 7, 2016
Needle sharing during illegal drug use is increasing the number of Hepatitis B and C infections in West Virginia. Hepatitis is a disease caused by a virus that infects the liver. Without treatment, Hepatitis B and C can lead to cirrhosis , liver cancer an...
Skin Cancer Prevention Begins with You
June 21, 2016
Mon General Hospital Dermatologist Mary Hall, MD Would you ever think to look for signs of skin cancer on the soles of your feet or between your fingers? Would you know what to look for? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, ...
Mon EMS Keeps Us Safe in Emergency Situations
May 18, 2016
Monongalia Emergency Medical Services (Mon EMS) provides more than an ambulance ride. They’re the bicyclists in the stadium parking lot on game day. They’re on the rail trail during a 5-k bandaging a sprained ankle. They’re on a rescue boat in the middle ...
Ticks: Protecting yourself, your family and your pets
May 3, 2016
As you enjoy the spring and summer months, remember to be aware of some unwelcome companions: ticks. Ticks are small insect-like creatures that live in grass, bushes and wooded areas. Tick bites often occur at night during the spring and summer months. &n...
Are you experiencing chest pain? Could it be a heart attack?
April 14, 2016
When a heart attack strikes, every second counts. “If you’re having a heart attack, you need to quickly get to a hospital where you can receive an emergency heart procedure,” said John A. McKnight, MD, Mon General Hospital Cardiac and Vascular Center Card...