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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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’
Co-sponsored by the 18 Hole and 9 Hole Ladies Golf Associations, this year’s tournament generated more than $18,000 in donations for the Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation’s Avery County Cancer Patient Emergency Fund. Read More: “Wish Upon a Cure” Tournament Benefits Cancer Patient Emergency Fund
What makes Christmas, Christmas? Depending on whom you ask, you are bound to get a sleigh full of different answers. Most kids will shout Santa, while parents will say a few days off work to travel and then stand in long return lines. It’s true, right? Read More: Local girl gives a special gift to cancer patients this Christmas
What would you say if we told you that cancer patients may not have to lose their hair during chemotherapy? With your help, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System would like to bring the technology for the Paxman Scalp Cooling System to the Seby B. jones Regional Cancer Center. Help bring hope, privacy, and control back to cancer patients of the High Country. Read More: #GivingTuesday: Help prevent chemo-induced hair loss