Happenings and Headlines for Mission Health
Announcements

Need Help Saving For A Rainy Day?

Let Us Help You Build Your Emergency Savings Fund! The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund is excited to announce a new opportunity, brought to you by the Hope Fund and nonprofit SaverLife. The Hope Fund Savers Program is designed to make financial security easy and fun, to help colleagues build their emergency savings and learn positive […]

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Mission Pharmacy – A Pharmacy Right Where You Need It

When it comes to your prescriptions, you want to know you’ll always have timely and reliable service. Did you know Mission Health has pharmacies across the region you can use? Not only are Mission Pharmacies conveniently located in Candler, Spruce Pine, Nebo, Arden and Asheville, there’s also added benefits to using them for all your […]

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Current Visitor Restrictions Across Mission Health

We are constantly evaluating the current COVID-19 cases in our region to find the best balance for our patients and caregivers. We will now allow two (2) visitors per inpatient during regular visitor hours. Patients who are hospitalized overnight may now have one (1) visitor remain with them. Outpatient surgery patients are limited to one […]

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Important Flexible Spending Account Updates for 2021

In accordance with the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, Mission Health has adopted the following voluntary changes to provide more flexibility to Health Care FSA and Day Care FSA participants. Click here to find out more about these changes including unused amounts from 2020 and making changes to your FSA elections […]

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Want More Information About COVID-19?

Continue to check our COVID-19 page for updates, vaccine information, daily COVID-19 snapshots and resources. Go to the COVID-19 page.

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2020 Flu Season Ahead – What You Need to Know about This Year’s Flu Vaccine and Exemption Process

Mission Health recognizes that getting an annual flu vaccine is one of the best ways to protect our patients, community and fellow team members from harm. This season, staff will be required to get their flu shot by 11:59 pm on October 31, 2020, unless approved for an exemption. As we prepare for the flu season ahead, learn where […]

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Stay Connected – Sign Up For HCA Alert (Formerly Everbridge)

Mission Health will be transitioning to HCA Alert on September 14, 2020, which will be replacing Everbridge, our previous emergency communication system. Team members will need to opt in to receive alerts by visiting the HCA Alert Self Registration Portal. Team members will also need to provide preferred mobile phone number and email to receive […]

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COVID-19 Childcare Relief Information

The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund has temporarily expanded its eligibility criteria for colleagues with unexpected childcare costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the next 90 days, families with household incomes up to 400 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (for example, $103,000 per year for a family of four) may be eligible for a […]

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Helping Patients Get Connected to Health Coverage – Uninsured Patient Advisor Hotline

During this pandemic, COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in some way. You may know someone facing loss of income and health coverage due to the pandemic. This should not delay them from seeking needed medical care, and that is why HCA Healthcare and Mission Health have set up a free and confidential hotline […]

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COVID-19 Reminders – Masking and Social Distancing

As the largest healthcare system in western North Carolina, we want to make sure that not only our patients are safe, but you, our team members, are safe as well. Whether you’re at work or in a public area, please make sure you are continuing to be vigilant against the spread of COVID-19. Follow the […]

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