Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

If you are injured on the job you should:

  • Report the accident to your supervisor immediately.
  • If medical treatment is required, then promptly go to one of the following facilities:
    • Clinic/Doctor: Fast-Med Urgent Care
      Address & Phone: 178 Hwy 105 Extension (Boone Points Bldg.) 828-265-7146
    • Clinic/Doctor: Watauga Medical Center Emergency Room (Note: The Watauga Medical Center should be used only when there is danger to life or limb and when Fast-Med Urgent Care is closed. )
      Address & Phone: 336 DEERFIELD RD. BOONE, N.C. 28607 (828) 262-4164
      *Medical care obtained without permission will be at your own expense.
  • Complete the Initial Notification of Injury Form as soon as possible. 

Note: Be sure to inform Fast-Med Urgent Care and/or Watauga Medical Center Emergency Room personnel that medical treatment is for a job-related injury or illness and should be filed as "Workers' Compensation". Treatment bills, physician reports and work related notices should be sent to the Office of Human Resources - Workers' Compensation. Referrals to other medical providers must be approved by the workers' compensation third party administrator, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, or the Office of Human Resources Workers' Compensation. Be sure to contact the Office of Human Resources - Workers' Compensation at 262-6488 to report all injuries or illnesses.

Employees injured on the job or contracting an occupational disease can receive medical services and lost time at the University's expense.


Life threatening injuries/illnesses would include but not limited to:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Breathing difficulty or respiratory problems
  • Chest pains
  • Arterial bleeding
  • Open fractures
  • Poisonings
  • Critical burns

Fast-Med Urgent Care 178 Hwy. 105 Ext. Suite 101
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: 828-265-7146
Hours: M-F 8am – 7:45 pm
Sat. 9am – 4:45 pm
Sun. 10am – 5:45 pm

For more information and a location map for Fast-Med Urgent Care, visit Boone's Fast-Med Urgent Care.

Contact our Leave Management Administrator

Carolyn Bosley  828-262-6488