Your community hospital
Built in 1999, Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital is an acute care hospital with a full-service emergency department, imaging department, laboratory, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, The Rehabilitation Center offering physical and occupational therapies, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation services.
Conveniently located in Linville, the center point of Avery county, Cannon is fully accredited by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Cannon Memorial Hospital was designated as a Critical Access Hospital in December 2005 to ensure long term operational and financial viability and to better extend services to the local community.
Patient Forms & Documents
Hospital Imaging Patient Preparations
- CT Patient Prep Information
- Fluroscopy Patient Prep Information
- Imaging Patient Prep Book
- MRI Patient Prep Information
- Nuclear Medicine Patient Prep Information
- PET Patient Prep Information
- Request For MRI Services
- Request For Nuclear Medicine Services
- Request For Outpatient CT Services
- Request For PET CT Services
If you are experiencing a true medical emergency, please call 911.
Our team of emergency-trained medical staff are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. provide emergency medical care for life-threatening illness and injuries. For non-life-threatening illness or injury during business hours, consider same-day appointments or walk-in care.
When you arrive, you will complete your registration, then a triage nurse will ask you questions to determine the severity of your condition. Patients are treated as quickly as possible, with priority given to patients with the most severe injuries or illnesses.
Every time we come here for labs, service is excellent. Very friendly, hardly any wait time and in and out for lab work. Have to get blood checked regularly and they get the job done. Professional, friendly service.
I had the privilege to be a patient in Cannon Memorial Hospital. I enjoyed the staff and the stay itself. They have helped me in ways they probably couldn’t believe. I would like to think that I was also helpful during my stay.
Nobody really enjoys visiting the ER, but I will say that our recent visit was a positive experience. The doctors and nurses were all very attentive and caring. We were there for somewhere around 6 hours or more, and we never went more than 30 minutes without someone checking in on us. Treatment began basically as soon as we got there, and no time was wasted waiting to be seen or waiting on paperwork. We were even pleasantly surprised at how quickly test results came back! We were kept informed during the whole process and were even given choices in my son’s care.
When you arrive at one of our Emergency Rooms, you will be asked for some basic information to complete your registration. A triage nurse will ask you questions to determine the severity of your condition. Patients are treated as quickly as possible, with priority given to patients with the most severe injuries or illnesses. Read More: When You Arrive at the Emergency Department
The Wake Forest Baptist Telestroke Network serves in approximately 24 counties in western North Carolina and southern Virginia. Its goal is to assist community hospitals in their efforts to prevent death and reduce disability caused by strokes. Read More: Telestroke Technology Available at ARHS
Outpatient Behavioral Health
436 Hospital Drive, Suite 235
Linville, NC 28646
Read More: Appalachian Regional Outpatient Behavioral Health
If you would like to speak to someone about our services, please let us know!