First Dose Vaccines Administered
First Dose Vaccines Scheduled
*ARHS has administered 92.5% of the doses received from the state of NC. Last updated 4/12/21. Vaccines scheduled through 4/16/21.
Signs & Symptoms
- shortness of breath
- muscle/body aches
- new loss of taste/smell
- sore throat
- runny nose
If you have symptoms of COVID-19
Each patient at our hospitals can designate one visitor/advocate to accompany them during their hospital stay between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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].
ARHS and AppHealthCare were able to vaccinate nearly 800 childcare and Watauga County Schools school employees in a single day, due to the spacious and easy-to-access location at the Recreation Center. Read More: Watauga County Schools teachers and staff receive COVID-19 vaccine at mass clinic in Boone
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) began its COVID-19 vaccination clinics in January and they are fully underway for first and second doses. Community members in Groups 1 and 2 of North Carolina’s rollout plan are currently receiving vaccines – frontline healthcare workers and those age 65 and over. Read More: Vaccine clinics underway at ARHS, dependent on supply from state
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
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
In response to a drastic increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations at Watauga Medical Center (WMC), Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) is asking for the community’s help. Read More: Health System Seeks Community’s Help to Stop the Spread of COVID-19