Resident physicians, based at AppFamily Medicine and Watauga Medical Center, work with faculty physicians in family medicine, pediatrics, women's health, and more.
Federal regulations require everyone, including individuals who are fully vaccinated, to wear a mask in healthcare settings such as hospitals and doctor’s offices.
Attention: Federal regulations require everyone, including individuals who are fully vaccinated, to wear a mask in healthcare settings such as hospitals and doctor’s offices. According to our visitation policy, please do not bring children under the age of 18 to visit hospitals or healthcare facilities. For their safety, please do not leave children unattended on ARHS property, including inside cars.
On September 2, 2021, providers and staff of Watauga Medical Center held a care vigil to share their experiences with our community. Speakers candidly described what it’s like inside the hospital right now with the current COVID surge of the Delta Variant, and shared what the community can do to protect themselves and others. Read More: COVID-19 Care Vigil held at Watauga Medical Center (videos and transcripts)
In response to questions we’ve heard from community members, we asked our trusted ARHS providers to share information about the COVID-19 vaccine, side effects, efficacy, and more. Additional videos may be added. Read More: Video Series: ARHS Providers sound off on COVID-19 vaccination
There is no true “cure” for COVID-19, however, healthcare professionals can treat the symptoms while the disease runs its course. The reality is that there are very few options for treating COVID-19, and the treatments currently available have had mixed results. The following treatment options may be appropriate depending on the severity of symptoms. Read More: COVID-19 Treatment Options
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