ARHS Employee Food Pantry!

One of the effects of the pandemic can be seen in growing food insecurity across the nation, and even in our own community. Feeding America estimates food insecurity in NC will increase 18-19%. If you have the capacity to give nonperishable food items or basic...

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Families Helping Families for the Holidays (E2E)

This year has been a tough year for all of us, personally and professionally. Some families have been affected in different ways than others and the Employee 2 Employee Program would like to provide the opportunity for us to help each other through the holiday season....

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COVID Facility/Staff Action Plan

As COVID cases continue to stretch our staff and resources, we wanted to provide an update regarding our current COVID response plans. ARHS anticipates the following the next few months. Resurgence of COVID cases in November and December Increasing staff fatigue...

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Nurses Week Celebrations

Nurses Week looks a little different this year. It's officially in May, but we waited to celebrate so we could focus on the pandemic in the early days. Cannon Memorial Hospital: 🎉 Nursing Excellence Winner- Lauren Kern 🎉 CNA of the Year Award - Martha Buchanan Watauga...

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It’s time to get the flu vaccine

All ARHS Employees must have Flu Vaccinations completed by November 15th. ARHS is committed to providing safe care that is free from harm to our community. Patients should expect that healthcare personnel will not inflict avoidable harm in the course of delivering...

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Environmental Services Week

This week marks National Environmental Services Week and we couldn't be more proud of our amazing staff. They are truly on the front lines fighting to keep patients, staff, and the community safe from COVID-19. And they're doing it all with a smile (underneath their...

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Wound Care Center moves to Watauga Surgical Group

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is excited to announce that The Wound Care Center will be moving to Watauga Surgical Group in September. Wound care patients will no longer come to Watauga Medical Center for appointments. Beginning September 8th patients should...

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Employee Events

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 26 - November 27
  2. Blood Drive: Wellness Center

    December 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
  3. LYL Quarter 4 Ends

    December 10
  4. Longest Night Virtual Worship – AppFaithHealth

    December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Christmas Holiday

    December 24 - December 25