Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
a Member of Mission Health
Founded in 1955, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is licensed for 46 beds and serves Mitchell, Yancey, lower Avery and upper McDowell counties. At Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, they understand that patient-and family-centered care is the best approach to achieve successful outcomes in healthcare. The cornerstones of that approach are dignity and respect. Equally important are information sharing, participation and collaboration. By combining patient-and family-centered care with modern medicine, advanced technology and compassionate attention, they reach their ultimate goal of providing the best care for every person every time.
As a member of Mission Health, a Top 15 Health System by Truven Health Analytics, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital understands the importance of investing in the latest resources and technology available to provide the greatest access to care for all patients and their families. From routine visits to same-day walk-in appointments to emergency visits and needed lab work, they’ve got you covered. Quality care close to home has never been more accessible and is always conveniently available for you.
Some of their many services include cardiology, diabetes and nutrition, emergency medicine, family practice, gynecology, infusion/transfusion therapy, obstetrics, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiology (imaging), rehabilitation services, sports medicine, urology and wound care.
Call (828) 765-4201 to learn more about their many services, or visit blueridgehospital.org.
Mountain Community Health Partnership is comprised of Bakersville Community Health Center (BCHC), the Spruce Pine Health Center (SPHC), and Celo Health Center, all non-profit primary care practices serving Mitchell, Yancey, and surrounding counties. BCHC/SPHC are Federally Qualified Health Centers and recognized as Patient Centered Medical Homes. In 2017 BCHC/SPHC partnered with Celo Health Center in Yancey County to form the Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP.) The organizations have a combined 118 years’ experience in providing care to the residents of Mitchell and Yancey County. Each health center will continue to provide the same high quality of care patients have experienced for many years, and they are committed to improving the health of the communities they serve. They see patients regardless of their ability to pay, and they also take patients with coverage from all major insurance companies.
The Brian Center
The Brian Center is a one hundred thirty-seven bed facility that offers long-term skilled care for its residents. Other services provided are intermediate nursing home care and physical, occupational, and speech therapy as well as short-term placement.
Community Services in Mitchell County
Mitchell County’s community service agencies provide assistance to a variety of our residents. Mountain Opportunity Center located in Bakersville provides daily programs for the adult handicapped. Mitchell County Senior Center provides daily activities and lunch for senior citizens and also operates the County’s Meals on Wheels program. The Toe River Health District of Mitchell County Health Department offers nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work, and in-home aide services. The Mitchell Community Health Partnership works to promote wellness and preventative care services to the county and have been recognized as a “Champion of Change” in North Carolina Medicine.
Mitchell House located at 13681 Highway 226 S in Spruce Pine is a 40-bed assisted living facility with a dedicated Alzheimer wing. Spacious living rooms, private or companion apartments, formal and informal dining rooms, and landscaped outdoor areas provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment for each resident. A full range of activities are conducted on-site with cookouts, outdoor leisure times, trips for shopping, concerts and tours. Transportation is available for shopping, doctor’s appointments and outings.
Eastern Carolina University
School of Dental Medicine
Community Service Learning Center
The ECU School of Dental Medicine Community Service Learning Center in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, exemplifies the Dental School’s vision to improve the health and quality of life of all North Carolinians by creating leaders with a passion to care for the underserved and by leading the nation in community-based, service learning oral health education.
They are committed to offering comprehensive general dental services for adults, children and special needs patients in a safe, caring and professional setting.
Call for Appointment: 828-765-0110