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.
A new 48-bed tower will provide larger patient rooms capable of accommodating high-tech mobile medical equipment, state-of-the-art surgical suites, an updated Emergency Department, new waiting areas, and more. Read More: The Future of Healthcare: Major Upgrades Ongoing at Watauga Medical Center
September 1, 2021 – With COVID-19 cases and trends continuing to increase, AppHealthCare and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System are urging the community to take actions to prevent further spread and protect critical healthcare resources. Read More: AppHealthCare and ARHS Urge Prevention as COVID-19 Cases Increase
August 31, 2021 – High-risk patients who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and have had symptoms for 10 days or less, should talk to their healthcare provider to see if monoclonal antibody treatment is right for them. Read More: Monoclonal Antibody Therapy (mAb) for certain high-risk COVID-19 patients
August 18, 2021. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) officials are extremely concerned about the latest surge of COVID-19 cases and encourage everyone to get vaccinated to protect themselves and those they love. Read More: Healthcare System Responding to new COVID-19 Surge