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COVID-19 Delta Variant Information

Vaccine Appointments

Get a Vaccine or Booster

Flu and COVID vaccines available:

AppFamily Medicine:
Wednesdays, 3:30pm-6:00pm
Saturdays, 8:30am-11:00am
Call (828) 386-2223 or walk in

Baker Center: 
Thursdays, 10:00am-4:00pm
Saturdays, 8:30am-11:00am
Call (828) 737-7711 or walk-in

AppHealthCare (Health Department):
Times and locations vary
Call (828) 795-1970 or visit the website

Boone Drug: 
Visit website for schedule

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Get Tested

DO NOT come to the Emergency Department unless it is a true medical emergency. 

ARHS does not offer standalone COVID testing at this time

AppHealthCare (Health Department):
Monday through Friday 8:30-10:00 am
Visit for more info

Avery County Health Department:
Mon/Tue/Fri 9am -12pm; 1:30pm – 6pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Call (828) 733-8273

Boone Drug: 
Visit website for details

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If you test positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms, stay home as much as possible. Avoid others in your household until you can say yes to ALL three of the following questions:

  • at least 10 days since you first had symptoms
  • at least 24 hours since you have had a fever without using fever-reducing medicine
  • at least 24 hours since your other symptoms have improved

Learn what to do at home and when to get professional help >

NC Vaccine Portal

You may obtain your vaccine records by visiting the  NCDHHS Vaccine Portal

Need support? Contact the online help desk or call (888)-675-4567
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8 am until 4 pm

Visitor Restrictions

Visitor Restrictions are in place at ARHS hospitals and medical offices to protect patients and staff

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COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Cash Price: $98

During the COVID-19 emergency period declared by the Public Health Act, providers are required to make public the cash prices for the diagnostic test for COVID-19 [Reference: CARES Act Sec. 3202]. 


COVID-19 Treatment Options

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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