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Patient Stories

Whether celebrating a birth or treating an illness, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System recognizes that each patient has a unique story to tell. Our
My Story
campaign allows patients an opportunity to tell their stories.


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Cancer Could not Steal Faith from Laura McClure

Albert Einstein said, “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Laura’s [ ... ]

Behavioral Health Services set to move and improve this fall

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s Outpatient Behavioral Health offices are merging. The Boone office will move into the Linville office, located in the Sloop Medi [ ... ]

The Davant Medical Clinic open in Blowing Rock

The Harriet and Charles Davant, Jr. Medical Clinic opened on October 3, 2016 on the campus of The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’ [ ... ]

Blood Drive: Watauga Medical Center
Oct 26, 2016
10:00AM - 02:30PM
Pink Day 2016
Oct 28, 2016
10:00AM - 03:30PM
Diabetes Health Fair and Talk
Nov 12, 2016
08:00AM - 10:45AM
3rd Annual Lighting of the Tree
Dec 15, 2016
06:00PM - 07:00PM
Blood Drive: Watauga Medical Center
Dec 21, 2016
10:00AM - 02:30PM
A Blowing Rock story: Connected at birth, together through life

Few relationships in life are more meaningful than those established at birth. This was certainly the case for Lorrine Miller, when in September 1951 she was delivered by Dr.  [ ... ]

A behind the scenes look at the hospital after dark

Few patients when entering the hospital consider all of the “behind the scenes” staff working on their behalf.

Piano playing nurse makes life better for patients at Watauga Medical Center

Many thoughts come to mind when contemplating a trip to the hospital. Where should I park? What time is surgery? Will the cafeteria food be good? Fortunately, for patients at  [ ... ]

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Radiology / Imaging - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers Imaging services at the Outpatient Imaging & Lab Center in Boone, Wilma Redmond Breast Center of ARHS in Boone, Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville and at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

Imaging Services Available:

  • Bone Densitometry
  • CT
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Diagnostic, Vascular, & Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Digital Mammography (To schedule a mammogram, call (828) 268-9037)
  • Interventional Radiology: Kyphoplasty
  • Laboratory Collection
  • MRI
  • Mobile PET
  • Mobile Lithotripsy
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

For more information, or to see which services are available at which ARHS location call:

  • Outpatient Imaging & Lab Center - (828) 266-2492
  • Cannon Memorial Hospital Imaging - (828) 737-7620
  • Watauga Medical Center Imaging - (828) 262-4153
  • To schedule a mammogram, call (828) 268-9037


Patient Prep Book

Our patient prep book includes detailed information on each procedure offered. To download the complete Patient Prep Book (95 pages) click the link below OR you may choose to download only the information about the modality specific to your needs: