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ARHS: tent “only a precaution and no cause for alarm.”

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Last Updated on March 20, 2020 8:19 pm

There's been a lot of social media buzz about a recently installed tent at Watauga Medical Center.

According to a post on the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System FB page, “What’s happening at Watauga Medical Center? You may have seen a large tent in the parking area. This is only a precaution and no cause for alarm.”

The post goes on to say, “ARHS's Public Safety Department worked with Watauga County and Avery County emergency management to set up the tent in preparation for possible future needs.”

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