Our Location

Open 24 hours
434 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646

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Phone: (828) 737-7000
Fax: (828) 737-7401

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Cannon Memorial Hospital

434 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646

Your community hospital

Built in 1999, Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed acute care hospital with a 10-bed inpatient behavioral health unit. The full-service emergency department, imaging department, laboratory, outpatient behavioral health, The Rehabilitation Center offering physical and occupational therapies, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation round out the list of 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.

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Our Services

Behavioral Health

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular Services

Digital Mammography

Emergency Services

Family Medicine

Imaging Services

Internal Medicine

Laboratory Services

Occupational Therapy



Physical Therapy


Cancer Services

Speech Therapy

Surgical Services

Be a good visitor during flu season

The flu season began October 1 and runs through May, and according to The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina has already seen its first two deaths as a result of flu. As a visitor to our facilities, you play an important part in preserving the health and safety of…

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Our Commitment to Excellence

Our goal is to ensure that you receive the kind of care we would want for our loved ones. We are committed to listening to our patients and caregivers – you – and responding quickly and compassionately to resolve concerns.

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When You Arrive at the Emergency Department

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…

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Telestroke Technology Available at ARHS

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.

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Patient Stories

Neighborhood “Mom” appreciates family, faith and health

Neighborhood “Mom” appreciates family, faith and health

Lorraine Alls lives her life by a simple code, “If you have it, you give it.” As a child, the New Jersey native saw this creed personified in her parents, who taught that you never see someone go without. The allure of her mother’s fresh flowers and her father’s weekend fish fries made their…

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My son had to go to the ER yesterday. The wait time was short. He was pleased and said the doctor was very helpful. Very grateful to Dr. Wilcox and the staff for taking such good care of him!


From the ER to being admitted…everyone was awesome! The nurses answered all questions…were very attenative…even housekeeping greeted me when she came into my room and asked if i needed anything