The NC High Country is home to people from many different walks of life.
People live and play here, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Our small mountain towns are home to the best healthcare facilities around.
But we can do more. Together, we can increase access to top quality healthcare
services that will enrich the lives of those who call these mountains home.
Ask about how you can join us to make an impact. We are a 501C3 nonprofit
organization and all gifts are tax deductible.
ARHS 2018: By the Numbers
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Cardiology patient visits
Patients helped by emergency funds
October 23, 2020 – LHP is distributing food to its clients as part of a unique partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA will provide Watauga County residents with boxes of food containing meat, vegetables, and dairy products for the next few weeks. Read More: ARHS Latino Health Program delivers food to High Country families
Although COVID-19 has prevented us from getting together for the 16th Annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show and Luncheon, the cancer patient emergency fund is more important than ever. Read More: 16th Annual Pretty in Pink Virtual Fundraiser
Upon hearing that local teacher Shannon Perdue needed a kidney transplant, Audra Wiseman began considering being a donor. After testing and research, Audra was fully convinced that donating her kidney to Shannon Perdue was something she wanted to do. Read More: Cannon Memorial Hospital nurse donates kidney to save a teacher’s life
Do you remember having questions as a parent of a newborn? Did you wish you could talk to your nurse just one more time? That’s what you will provide when you give to Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation on Giving Tuesday Read More: #GivingTuesday: Provide in-home care for mothers and infants
Help support Breast Cancer Services in the High Country! Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center invites local businesses, and community organizations to design and create a themed bra that celebrates the stories of the survivors and the spirit of those working to promote breast health! Read More: Bras for a Cause: A seriously uplifting fundraiser
Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’
In captivating detail, Covington goes on to reveal the innermost thoughts, dreams and struggles of the High Country’s most influential healthcare visionaries. Thanks to people like Isaac “Ike” Garfield Greer, Richard Sparks, Dougherty, Tufts, and countless others, patients no longer need to leave the mountain for their healthcare needs. These brave men and women laid the foundation for what is today the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. Read More: Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’