Jan. 8, 2013. Due to the unusually cold weather, Watauga Medical Center has experienced some water issues from frozen pipes. As of Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 5 p.m., the hospital is operational.
The surgical suite area has been affected therefore elective surgeries and procedures scheduled for Wednesday Jan. 8 are being re-scheduled. Patients are being notified about the status of their surgery or procedure.
The Emergency Department and Patient Care areas are fully operational.
If you have any questions about your surgery or procedure scheduled for January 8, 2014, please call Watauga Medical Center at 828-262-4100.