Here’s what’s happening at Murphy Medical Center

Take a look at the healthy and invigorating events this month at the Peachtree Athletic and Rehabilitation Center PARC

Register today for Murphy Medical Center’s 27th Annual “Two Hours From Anywhere” 5K Challenge, Two-Mile Heart Walk and Kid’s Fun Run to be held Saturday, September 16th at Murphy Medical Center. Participate in one of western North Carolina’s best road races to help provide scholarships to area students pursuing higher education in the healthcare arena. Online race registration is now open at For more information or to make a tax-deductible donation, please contact Deena Collins at (828) 835-7506.

June 5 – A free Asthma Education class is being offered at Murphy Medical Center on June 5th to help patients, family members and caregivers understand what happens in the lungs during an asthma attack or flare-up, and will provide tips on better controlling asthma attacks. The class is free, and taught by knowledgeable instructors from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Travis E. Green Conference Center, adjacent to the hospital lobby at 3990 E. US Hwy 64 Alternate. For more information or to register call (828) 835-7620.

June 6 – Murphy Medical Center’s Tuesday, June 6th Ladies’ Night Out featured speaker is Dr. Richard Weisenburger, whose topic “Not all spots are cute” will discuss identifying and treating various types of skin cancer. Enjoy a relaxing hour with friends and a chance to win valuable door prizes donated by local merchants. Ladies’ Night Out is free to all ladies 13 and over and held at McGuire’s Millrace Farm in Murphy from 5:30-6:30 pm. Bring a canned or dry good to donate to needy families and receive an extra door prize ticket. Past attendees wearing their Ladies’ Night Out shirts will also receive a bonus door prize drawing ticket. Please call (828) 835-3667 for details.

June 8 – Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. Help make sure your neighbors, friends, and family have the blood they need, when they need it. Murphy Medical Center and Blood Assurance are hosting a blood donation drive Thursday, June 8th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm adjacent to the hospital’s cafeteria. All donors will be provided a free T-shirt, snacks, a 15% discount coupon for the hospital’s gift shop and our sincere thanks for helping give the gift of life. Donors are encouraged to make an appointment by calling the hospital at (828) 837-8161.