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COVID Safe Care

Caring for you and keeping you safe

Outpatient services and diagnostic testing services are OPEN with regular hours and schedules. We have always taken a compassionate and safe approach to your care, and we continue to do that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response. Since COVID-19 may continue to be a consideration now and in the future, that same safe approach is still as important.

Visitor Restrictions: Learn more about visitors at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s facilities.

Masks Requirements: All who enter an ARHS facility are required to wear a mask. Please bring your own mask if at all possible.

Temperature Checks: ALL patients, employees and contractors at our locations undergo temperature screening before entering.

Cleaning and Physical Distance: Rigorous cleaning routines go over and above our normal sanitation

Medical Offices

Open regular hours for telehealth and in-person visits. Call the office (find contact numbers here) or request an appointment online.

The Rehabilitation Center

Open in Boone and Linville and no referral is necessary in most cases. Call (828) 268-9043 to schedule an appointment or request an appointment online.

Emergency Department

Hospitals are safe. It’s not safe to ignore potentially life-threatening symptoms (chest pain, stroke, respiratory distress, or injury)

Imaging and Lab

Outpatient Imaging and Lab services are available Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Walk in or call (828) 266-2492.

Behavioral Health

Available by telehealth or in-person visits, and no referral is necessary. Call (828) 737-7888 or request an appointment online to schedule an appointment.

Hospital Services

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

At the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8am – 12pm with masks, 6-foot distancing, and deep cleaning.


Some surgeries are proceeding with COVID-safe precautions. Call your provider for more information.

Outpatient Clinics

Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center
The Cardiology Center
The Pain Management Center
The Sleep Center

Telehealth Video Visits


You may not need to physically appear in the office to be treated by your provider. ARHS has launched a new telehealth program to ensure patients have safe, convenient access to their providers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Through telehealth visits, patients can meet with a healthcare provider using a computer or mobile device from the safety of their own homes. Telehealth is most appropriate for routine visits such as simple acute care (sick visits), follow-up, wellness visits, and behavioral health concerns like depression, anxiety or grief.

Call your provider or request an appointment online to see if telehealth is right for you.