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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Information

Vaccine Appointments

First Dose Vaccines Administered

First Dose Vaccines Scheduled


Utilization Rate

*ARHS has administered 92.5% of the doses received from the state of NC. Last updated 4/12/21. Vaccines scheduled through 4/16/21.

Signs & Symptoms

  • fever
  • chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • fatigue
  • muscle/body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste/smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion
  • runny nose
  • nausea/vomiting
  • diarrhea.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19

If you are sick and unsure if you should get tested, please call your healthcare provider. If you do not have a provider, you can call one of our primary care offices listed below. 

Call 911 if you are experiencing difficulty breathing or feel you need emergency treatment

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Visitor Restrictions

Each patient at our hospitals can designate one visitor/advocate to accompany them during their hospital stay between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Cash Price: $98

During the COVID-19 emergency period declared by the Public Health Act, providers are required to make public the cash prices for the diagnostic test for COVID-19 [Reference: CARES Act Sec. 3202]. 


Vaccine clinics underway at ARHS, dependent on supply from state

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) began its COVID-19 vaccination clinics in January and they are fully underway for first and second doses. Community members in Groups 1 and 2 of North Carolina’s rollout plan are currently receiving vaccines – frontline healthcare workers and those age 65 and over. Read More: Vaccine clinics underway at ARHS, dependent on supply from state

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