Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge – Valdese provides a full-service, 24-hour emergency department with advanced diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, providing medical services to residents of Burke County and the surrounding communities.
- Annual Patient Volume: 12,000
- ED Beds: 12
- Admission Rate: 6%
- Documentation: EPIC
- Physician Daily Coverage: 24 hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 10 hrs Wed-Sun | 8 hrs Mon-Tues
Valdese, in the heart of Burke County, is located in the lovely foothills of Western North Carolina. Designated as a Small Town Main Street Community, Valdese is tucked into the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has a vibrant downtown that exudes entrepreneurial spirit. Experience the Waldensian heritage, the Trail of Faith, Old Rock School Art Galleries, and museums filled with history. Downtown offers several shops for antiques, jewelry, unique gifts, handmade crafts and consignments. Spend your day at Valdese’s’ nature and recreational parks, listing to the best in bluegrass, enjoying outdoor concerts, car shows, and so much more. Valdese is also one of the top 10 safest places to live in North Carolina and is located just one hour from both Asheville and Charlotte.