GENERAL MEDICAL INFORMATION

Medical information from our School Nurse, Ebony Johnson

IF YOU SUSPECT YOU OR YOUR CHILD HAS COVID -19, contact your healthcare provider prior to going to the office to ask about their testing process. 

Buncombe County communicable disease department: 828-250-5109


 

Drive thru COVID-19 Testing Location: 

UNCA and Biltmore Church off Long Shoals Road in Arden.   

Testing Schedule:   3/18-3/20 10 am- 6 pm

 

For information about COVID-19, please visit www.buncombecounty.org/bcready and text “BCALERT” to 888-777 for updates.


This website: www.buncombecounty.org/bcready has very good information about keep yourself and your family safe and prepared during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 


Additional Health Care Suggestions:

If your student has a chronic medical condition; check your medical supplies and stock extra supplies.

If your student is Diabetic- make sure your student has enough supplies to last a several weeks, consider contacting mail order supply companies when possible

Parents with students with any chronic conditions please be mindful of what you need to take care of your child at home for a few weeks.  This could include checking with your pharmacy to see if they have an option to mail supplies to your home.


Community Medical Resources

MAHEC, all locations

https://mahec.net/patient-information/family-health/family-health-centers

Blue Ridge Community Health

Multiple locations

828-692-4289 

https://www.brchs.com/locations


Leicester Community Health

711 New Leicester Hwy

Asheville, NC 28806

828-253-3717

https://www.amchc.org/leicester-community-health-center

WNCCHS/Minnie Jones

257 Biltmore Ave 

Asheville, NC 28801

828-285-0622

https://www.wncchs.org/

FastMed

Multiple locations

https://www.fastmed.com/urgent-care-centers/north-carolina-walk-in-clinics-and-family-medicine-locations/