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About Us

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, and a rehabilitation facility with a skilled nursing care wing. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System stays committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply “making life better.


To support the provision of high quality, compassionate healthcare for the mountain region of northwest North Carolina, northeast Tennessee with a spirit of teamwork based on a set of operating values.


Build a regional healthcare system that results in healthier individuals and enhanced quality of life.


Compassion, Integrity, Excellence

News and Updates

Be a good visitor during flu season

Be a good visitor during flu season

The flu season began October 1 and runs through May. As a visitor to our facilities, you play an important part in preserving the health and safety of patients. The following precautions can protect our patients, as well as visitors, from the spread of infection.   Clean your hands before…

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