Tips for Overcoming Depression

Everyone can have periods of depression that can drain your energy, making it difficult to take the steps that will help you to feel better. Overcoming depression is not quick or easy, but it is not impossible. You cannot just will yourself to “Snap out of it,” but you do have more control than you […]

Prize Palooza Coming Up!

Join the PMH Auxiliary for a fun night to raise funds for our future walking trail!  Games, prizes, and refreshments are all part of our first ever Priza Palooza!  Entry fee is $25 for adults and $5 for children under 12.  Under 5 is free.

Delinda Woody Joins Rural Health Clinic

On Monday, September 18, the Rural Health Clinic at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital warmly welcomed Delinda Woody as the newest addition to their medical staff. Delinda is a Family Nurse Practitioner and received a Master’s of Science Degree from Western Carolina University.  She also has a post Master’s Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner […]

PMH Celebrating “Swing Bed” Services

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital has designated September as their “Swing Bed Month” and has been holding events and education throughout the month to raise awareness of this program. “Swing Bed,” or Skilled Nursing, is a great service available at PMH that many in the community have no knowledge of. Throughout the month, hospital staff will be […]

Senior Luncheon an Opportunity for Fellowship and Education

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s monthly series of Senior Luncheons will continue on Wednesday, August 30th with guest speaker Heather Sharp-Spinks, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Senior Luncheons are one of PMH’s most popular outreach programs.  Attendees and staff alike look forward to visiting and catching up on each other’s lives. Occurring each month from March until November, […]

Successful Youth Health Fair Held

Despite a few sprinkles while setting up for Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Annual Youth Health Fair, the sunshine prevailed and the day was a fun success. With free food, door prizes, health related exhibits, crafts, horseback rides, and other games; there was truly something for everyone. Special guests included HealthNet Aeromedical with a helicopter landing and […]


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital  has been notified that its telephone numbers have been used as part of a caller identification (caller ID) spoofing scam. The caller is asking for personal credit card information. Please be advised that Pocahontas Memorial Hospital will never initiate telephone calls asking for credit card information. Please call (304)799-7400 ext 1300 if […]

PMH Welcomes Dr. Alan Thorne

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Alan Thorne, DO, to its Emergency Department staff. Dr. Thorne has already begun seeing emergency patients and is proving a valuable team player. Dr. Thorne graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with his doctorate degree in 1983. Before attending medical school, Dr. Thorne was […]

PMH Employees Recognized for Service

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital held its Annual Christmas Dinner on Tuesday, December 6th at the Marlinton United Methodist Church. Over one hundred employees and their families, board members, and special guests came out to celebrate the season and recognize staff receiving Service Awards. Continuing what has become a PMH tradition, instead of a gift exchange, attendees […]

Mosesso Recognized

After twelve years of serving on Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors, Cathy Mosesso retired at the end of the board’s June meeting. Cathy first began serving on the board in August 2004 and has been a dedicated and tireless advocate for our hospital and community.  Cathy was recognized with a beautiful glass Excellence Award, […]