Our Facilities

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, and a rehabilitation facility with a skilled nursing care wing.

ARHS is committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply “making life better."



Watuaga Medical Center

Watauga Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and licensed as a 117-bed regional medical complex, offering both primary and secondary acute and specialty care. In addition to the main hospital, the campus includes The Cardiology Center, The Sleep Center, The Wound Care Center, and the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center.