Catawba Valley Medical Center

Since 1967 Catawba Valley Medical Center has been known for forging strong and healthy relationships with businesses and communities throughout the region It is the nations largest non-profit community hospital, and its mission is to improve the health status of the Catawba Valley.

Catawba Valley Medical Center provides high-quality health-care services to all who need it and is recognized frequently for exceptional care. The hospital has over 1,500 employees, and serves Catawba, Caldwell, Alexander, Lincoln and Burke Counties.

Based on its low complication rates for deliveries and its very low neonatal mortality rate, Maternity Care at Catawba Valley Medical Center received a 5-star rating from HealthGrades. “Hospitals rated with 5 stars for their maternity care are-by the numbers-bringing outstanding care to mothers-to-be and their babies,” said Rick May, MD, and vice president with HealthGrades. “Members of the community should feel quite proud to have in their midst a hospital that performs at a high level over time in such an important area of care.

Catawba Valley Medical Center has received many prestigious awards including:

The hospital is also designated as the 32nd magnet hospital, putting it in the same category as the May Foundation and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Catawba Valley Medical Center is proud to be among the select few medical centers to receive three Magnet designations. Readers Digest says “Locate the nearest Magnet. If you can easily check into a Magnet hospital, you’d be foolish not to.”