Cannon Memorial Hospital Renovations

Cannon Memorial Hospital Renovations

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (NCDHHS) has selected Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital (Cannon Memorial Hospital) in Avery County, North Carolina to receive a$6.5 million grant award, to expand the availability of behavioral health beds in the western region of North Carolina. Starting June 4th, ARHS-funded renovations will be underway to create a new 8-bed acute care unit, followed by grant-funded renovations to add an additional 27 behavioral health inpatient beds. Current services offered at Cannon Memorial Hospital will continue.

Director of Behavioral Health Services Stephanie Greer, Cannon Memorial Hospital President Carmen Lacey, and ARHS President and CEO Chuck Mantooth.