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Community Health & Outreach

Our healthcare system offers numerous Community Outreach Programs in its commitment to serving the healthcare needs of High Country residents. For more information, contact Candy JonesCommunity Outreach Nurse at (828) 268-8960.

Appalachian District Health Department Board of Health, Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative, and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System conducted a Community Health Report for Watauga County. Click here to view the report. 

Appalachian Healthcare Project

Community Health Boone, NC

Healthcare for low income, uninsured residents of Watauga and Avery Counties with an ongoing, chronic illness. Chronic illnesses that require regular doctor visits and medication management such as: hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, arthritis, and migraines.

Learn more about Appalachian Healthcare Project

Latino Health Program

Community Health Boone,NC
  • Improves health and well-being of Latinos in Watauga and Avery counties.
  • Increased access to care
  • Health education
  • Other enabling services

Learn more about the Latino Health Program.
Obtener más información sobre el Programa de Salud de los Latinos.

Community Outreach

Community Health Boone, NC
  • Cancer Prevention Programs
  • Community presentations and monitoring of local, state and national health statistics
  • Senior Health – Classes and health screenings held in partnership with Watauga County Project on Aging
  • Student Health Fairs
  • Sun Safety Program

AHP and LHP - Boone

136 Furman Rd., Suite #2
Boone, NC 28607

Appalachian Healthcare Project: (828) 268-8955
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Latino Health Program Office(828) 268-8967
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Appalachian Healthcare Project - Linville

436 Hospital Drive, Suite 125
Linville, NC 28646

Phone (828) 737-7725

Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

More information

Community Health Needs Assessment

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) conducted a community health needs assessment (CHNA) and developed an implementation strategy to address the health needs identified in the CHNA. ARHS helmed the assessment process with assistance provided by Watauga, Avery, and Ashe Counties. Data…

Latino Health Program

Our vision is to improve the health of the local Latino population; specifically, the grant focuses on improving patients’ management and understanding of their own health in order to prevent illness and to manage current illnesses. Read More: Latino Health Program


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