Inclement Weather Alert – Plan A
(Monday, January 18, 2021)
FOR PATIENTS & VISITORS: All ARHS facilities are operating on a normal schedule.
FOR EMPLOYEES: The Inclement Weather Plan A is in effect – Normal Operations.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) held its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Monday, January 11 for their patients who qualify according to the NCDHHS four-phase rollout plan. Read More: Appalachian Regional Healthcare System begins vaccinating patients age 75 and older
Samaritan’s Purse will begin the construction of a 30-bed, emergency field hospital on the grounds of Caldwell UNC Health Care in Lenoir, NC on Friday, January 1st. The unit will provide regional COVID-19 care support, assisting five health systems in western North Carolina. Read More: Samaritan’s Purse joins several NC hospitals to provide COVID-19 field hospital
We asked our emergency medicine, same-day care, and walk-in clinic experts about the top winter health and safety issues they typically see. Read More: Know the Facts: Top Winter Health & Safety Hazards (infographic)
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s first COVID-19 vaccines were administered on Tuesday, December 22 at Watauga Medical Center. Read More: The first COVID-19 vaccines administered at Watauga Medical Center