Inclement Weather Plan & Closings

ARHS Closings and Cancellations

(828) 262-4346 or
(855) 812-8369 toll free

When an Inclement Weather Warning has been issued, please call the ARHS Inclement Weather phone line and/or visit the ARHS website to see if the Inclement Weather Plan has been activated before leaving home for your appointment.

What does it mean for patients?

Inclement Weather Plan Activated

For the safety of our patients and staff, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) outpatient facilities may be closed. A list of the outpatient facilities that may be affected in the event of inclement weather are listed below

Medical Offices and Outpatient Facilities: Contact the outpatient facility to reschedule your appointment.

Inpatient Units at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center do not close during inclement weather.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System hospitals are open 24 hours a day, 7 days week. If you have an emergency, please proceed to your nearest emergency room or call 911.

AppUrgent Care Walk-In Care for patients with non-life threatening illness or injury: Open these hours, even during inclement weather. Monday-Friday 8 am – 7 pm, Saturday-Sunday 9 am – 5 pm.

 

Which facilities are affected?

During inclement weather events, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) outpatient facilities may close early, delay opening or be closed an entire day. The following is a list of locations and services that may be affected.

 

Follow Appalachian Regional Healthcare System on Facebook and Twitter at @apprhs for the latest updates.

Click to find locations, hours, contact information >

Facilities are operating on a normal schedule unless otherwise noted.

Emergency & Urgent Care

AppUrgent – OPEN

Baker Center Walk-in Clinic – 2-hour delay

Cannon Memorial Hospital – OPEN

Watauga Medical Center – OPEN

 

Appalachian Regional Medical Associates

AppGastro – 2-hour delay

Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists – 2-hour delay

AppOrtho – 2-hour delay

Baker Center for Primary Care – 2-hour delay

Boone Urology Center – 2-hour delay

Davant Medical Clinic — 2-hour delay

Elk River Medical Associates — 2-hour delay

Grandfather Specialty Clinic — 2-hour delay

Harmony Center for Women — 2-hour delay

Jefferson Specialty Clinic — 2-hour delay

Tate Clinic — 2-hour delay

Watauga Surgical Group — 2-hour delay

 

Outpatient Services

Appalachian Regional Behavioral Health — 2-hour delay

Appalachian Regional Outpatient Imaging and Lab Center — 2-hour delay

Appalachian Regional Pain Management Center — 2-hour delay

Cardiac Diagnostic Testing (CDT) — 2-hour delay

The Cardiology Center — 2-hour delay

Outpatient Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation — 2-hour delay

Outpatient Behavioral Health — 2-hour delay

Outpatient Cardiopulmonary — 2-hour delay

The Rehabilitation Center — 2-hour delay

Seby B. Jones Cancer Center — 2-hour delay

Surgical and Anesthesia Services — OPEN

The Sleep Center at Watauga Medical Center — 2-hour delay

THRIVE: Transition to Wellness — 2-hour delay

The Wound Care Center — 2-hour delay

When an Inclement Weather Warning has been issued, please call the ARHS Inclement Weather phone line and/or visit the ARHS website to see if the Inclement Weather Plan has been activated before leaving home for your appointment.

What does it mean for patients?

Inclement Weather Plan Activated

For the safety of our patients and staff, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) outpatient facilities may be closed. A list of the outpatient facilities that may be affected in the event of inclement weather are listed below

Medical Offices and Outpatient Facilities: Contact the outpatient facility to reschedule your appointment.

Inpatient Units at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center do not close during inclement weather.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System hospitals are open 24 hours a day, 7 days week. If you have an emergency, please proceed to your nearest emergency room or call 911.

AppUrgent Care Walk-In Care for patients with non-life threatening illness or injury: Open these hours, even during inclement weather. Monday-Friday 8 am – 7 pm, Saturday-Sunday 9 am – 5 pm.

 

Which facilities are affected?

During inclement weather events, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) outpatient facilities may close early, delay opening or be closed an entire day. The following is a list of locations and services that may be affected.

 

Follow Appalachian Regional Healthcare System on Facebook and Twitter at @apprhs for the latest updates.