AppUrgent closed its current location September 11. Services and providers moved to AppFamily September 14, including extended hours, same-day appointments and walk-in hours.
The Heart & Vascular Center of Watauga Medical Center will provide more efficient and convenient access for patients, by integrating outpatient heart care with diagnostic services in the same convenient location.
The Wound Care Center will be moving to Watauga Surgical Group in September. Wound care patients will no longer come to Watauga Medical Center for appointments. Beginning September 8, patients should go to Watauga Surgical Group, located at 965 State Farm Road in Boone. Read More: Wound Care Services are moving to Watauga Surgical Group
AppFamily Medicine in Boone will offer extended hours, same-day appointments, and a Saturday walk-in clinic beginning September 14. AppUrgent Care Center will move its services to AppFamily Medicine on September 13th. Read More: AppFamily Medicine to offer extended hours, same-day appointments, and walk-in clinic
The chances that you will die of a heart attack are actually much higher than dying from COVID-19. Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the U.S., and risk of a full-blown heart attack outweighs the risk of contracting COVID-19 at the hospital. Read More: Cardiologist Encourages Patients Not To Delay Heart Care Due To COVID-19
Roy Krege is one of those rare people who was born with a servant’s heart. He has turned to Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s heart and vascular service line when his heart began to physically struggle. Read More: Roy Krege’s story: Life-saving heart care for a servant’s heart