Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, The Rehabilitation Center, The Breast Center and the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center. 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
Our COVID-19 Journey over the past year. Thank you to our Healthcare Team who make life better for our community. Read More: Photo Gallery: Our COVID-19 Journey
In preparation for a new hospital patient bed tower, Watauga Medical Center will experience changes to the entrances, exits and parking lots over the next few months. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) announced that construction on the new patient bed tower began this week. Read More: Watauga Medical Center announces entrance and parking changes
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