Facilities that may be affected by Inclement Weather

During Inclement Weather, some ARHS Outpatient Facilities may open late, close early or close for the day. When the decision is made, it is done so with the safety of our patients and staff in mind. Notifications will be posted on the home page of this website. 

If you have any questions about an appointment or the hours of operation at any of the facilities during inclement weather, please call the facility directly for more information.

Click here to download our Inclement Weather Patient Handbook.


The Cardiology Center
The Rehabilitation Center (Boone / Linville)
Outpatient Laboratory & Radiology/Imaging
Outpatient Behavioral Health
Cardiac Diagnostic Testing (CDT)
Grandfather Specialty Clinic (Oncology/Cardiology/Orthopedics)
Jefferson Specialty Clinic (Oncology/Cardiology)
The Pulmonary Center
Seby B. Jones Cancer Center
The Sleep Center
The Wound Care Center
THRIVE: Transition to Wellness

Appalachian Regional Medical Associates:
Appalachian Regional Adult & Family Medicine
Appalachian Regional Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
Appalachian Regional Pulmonology
Baker Center for Primary Care
Elk River Medical Associates
Harmony Center for Women's Health & Vitality
Tate Clinic
Watauga Internal Medicine

Other Divisions:

Patient Financial Services
Health Information Management / Medical Records
Human Resources / People Services
Corporate Communications
Community Outreach
Appalachian Healthcare Project
Education Offerings (Orientation & AHA Training Center)


Inpatient Units at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center do not close during inclement weather.  Appalachian Regional Healthcare System hospitals and the Davant Extended Care Center are open 24 hours a day, 7 days week.

If you have an emergency, please proceed to your nearest emergency room or call 911.