Workers' Compensation

f 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
      Address & Phone: 336 DEERFIELD RD. BOONE, N.C. 28607 (828) 262-4164

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. Medical care obtained without permission will be at your own expense.

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 treating physician, 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.

Feel free to call Carolyn at 262-6488 with questions regarding Workers' Compensation. Thank you and be safe.

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.