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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Blog

School and sports physicals: Important whether learning in-person or remotely

School and sports physicals: Important whether learning in-person or remotely

Now more than ever, it is important that all school-aged children and adolescents obtain a school or sports physical. One of the primary benefits of this visit is to help students and their families better understand how they can stay well as our nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Read More: School and sports physicals: Important whether learning in-person or remotely

COVID-19 Testing in Watauga and Avery Counties

COVID-19 Testing in Watauga and Avery Counties

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is an official testing site for COVID-19. If you are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms, call your healthcare provider to see if you need testing. If you are experiencing severe, life threatening symptoms (for example, severe difficulty breathing, altered thinking, blue lips), seek immediate medical care or call 9-1-1. Read More: COVID-19 Testing in Watauga and Avery Counties