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Emergency / After-Hours

Student AppCard is REQUIRED for all services!

Whenever there is any doubt or question about the severity of a health emergency immediately call 911 or go to the Watauga Medical Center Emergency Room. You may also contact Appalachian State University Police at (828)262-8000.

Limited Service & Weekends

Limited Service and Weekend hours are to care primarily for students with acute injury or illness that cannot wait until our full service clinic hours and are staffed by registered nurses. Appropriate nursing treatment and/or referral to the clinician on call may be provided as necessary with either a Medical Doctor (MD), Physician's Assistant (PA), or a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Access to the Laboratory, Radiology (X-Ray), and full Pharmacy is not available during any After-Hours nurse clinics.

Fall/Spring Hours
  • Semester Breaks: 8:00am - 11:00am
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 11:00am
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 11:00am
Location

M.S. Shook Student Health Service is located on the 2nd floor of the Miles Annas Student Services Building above the University Post Office. (University Map)

Telephone Nurse Service

Whenever our clinic is not open, you may contact our after-hours telephone nurse service. To speak with a Registered Nurse, call (828)262-3100 and follow the prompts. If you have an immediate emergency, dial 911.

Local Urgent Care Clinics

The clinics listed below are not associated with the University.

178 Highway 105 Extension, Suite 101
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828)265-7146
Fax: (828)265-7150

Hours of service are as follows:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Holiday Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828)262-4100
Fax: (828)262-4169

Hours of service are as follows:

  • Open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

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