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Novant Health Rowan Medical Center operates primary and specialty care physician practices throughout Rowan County. Novant Health Med Flight is strategically located in Salisbury, providing fast, safe air transportation for critically ill and injured patients 24/7. The hospital serves as a key teaching hospital for medical students of Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.

The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center is a teaching hospital with 438 authorized beds, including an Extended Care Community Living Center. With a staff of 2,300, the hospital serves more than 287,000 veterans living in a 21-county area of Central North Carolina. The VA Medical Center is affiliated with Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS

Many organizations are making for a better, healthier, and stronger Rowan. Healthy Rowan, a community coalition, identifies and addresses health and quality of life issues in Rowan County. They bring together leadership from health care agencies including Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Rowan County Health Department, Community Care Clinic of Rowan County, and the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center, along with social service, non-profit agencies, and many community partners to educate, collaborate, and advocate healthy outcomes.

The YMCA of Rowan County combines spirit, mind, and body in an integrated approach to well-being that goes beyond just fitness. No matter what edge of the county you live, the YMCA offers three convenient locations: East Rowan – Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, Salisbury – J.F. Hurley YMCA, and South Rowan – J.Fred Corriher Jr. YMCA. Depending on location, amenities include training center, basketball courts, aquatics, child care, group exercise classes, personal training, youth league sports, climbing wall, and more! Endurance athletes can check out the Buck Hurley Triathlon or the China Grove Main St. 5K. Get out and get active in Rowan County!

Kicking off the New Year with Good News

Of course you want hear more about the great programs, events, and initiatives that make Rowan County a healthier place to live in! We’re diving into the NAPSACC and learning what it does for the youth and the overall health of the county.

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10 Best Things to Happen in Rowan in 2019

2019 was a spectacular year, especially for Rowan County! Whether it be the million dollar investments into our community or the largest incoming freshman class for the number eight private college in North Carolina, Rowan County has made several memories for the books. Take a look at the top 10 accomplishments and some honorable mentions in Rowan County for 2019!

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Make 2020 Count

Many people use the new year as an opportunity to commit to making a change. Whether you are looking to strengthen your mind or body, these Rowan County businesses are here to help.

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Above and Beyond at Catawba College

As you reflect on the past year ahead, kick off the new year with a little something from Catawba College’s White Coat Ceremony. Share in the joy from the investment Catawba College is making through their nursing program. Not only to better the school, but to better Rowan County and the community as a whole.

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Literacy for All in Rowan County

I’m partnering with Amy Brown, Executive Director of Smart Start Rowan, and Don Doering, President of the Rowan Literacy Council, to illuminate programs that encourage reading and literacy here in Rowan County.

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Faith & Health Connection in Rowan County

One of the things that I am so proud of Rowan County for is the commitment towards health from every sector. This includes traditional partners like the leaders from healthcare agencies, namely Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Rowan County Health Department,...

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