About the Project
Our commitment to provide you the highest quality healthcare is born from a deep-rooted belief that to live here is a privilege, and with privilege comes responsibility.
Our responsibility is to deliver premier healthcare—which means having the best doctors and nurses, the most innovative healing technologies, the most modern, coordinated spaces and systems for family and patient-centered care.
That’s exactly why we are investing today in critical upgrades for tomorrow—improving and enhancing our entire operations from the inside out. Because this is what you expect and deserve; it’s what you’ve come to trust from us after 60 years of dedication to this community.
Just like the mountains all around, we stand ready to deliver more than seems possible, and precisely what you need.
Future Schaefer Family Patient Care Tower
In preparation for a new hospital patient bed tower, Watauga Medical Center will experience changes to the entrances, exits and parking lots over the next few months. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) announced that construction on the new patient bed tower began this week. Read More: Watauga Medical Center announces entrance and parking changes
The Heart & Vascular Center will provide more efficient and convenient access for patients, by integrating outpatient heart care with diagnostic services in the same convenient location. Read More: ARHS expands services and opens new Heart and Vascular Center