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.
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 and Cancer Center Entrance and Parking Updates
Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer are joining together with their family, Marla Schaefer and Steve Weishoff, to give a three-million-dollar gift for the future Schaefer Family Patient Care Tower at Watauga Medical Center. Read More: ARHS names Schaefer Family Patient Care Tower in honor of lead gift