COVID-19 testing

Ballad Health among the first in the state to implement rapid in-house tests. And we’ve also set up drive-through screening sites throughout the Appalachian Highlands.

Now, that testing process is becoming even easier – you can schedule COVID-19 testing online here:

Schedule your COVID-19 test

Just select “COVID-related visit” and follow the steps to find a testing location near you.


Visitation restrictions

To help contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Ballad Health has implemented new requirements for visitors.


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And we know you want a health care provider who truly listens to your story and shows you they care. Thank you for letting us be part of your story, and for trusting us with your care.

Our mission

Honor those we serve by delivering the best possible care

Our vision

To build a legacy of superior health by listening to and caring for those we serve

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post

Lisa Carter has been voted chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Alliance of Tennessee (CHAT). ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Patricia Chambers, MD, an established physician leader, has been named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nothing will stop the people of the Appalachian Highlands from doing what they can to help others, especially local children. ... read more about Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

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Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Kentucky. Our system was created in 2018 to improve the health of people in these regions, and we have committed investments totaling $308 million over 10 years to preserve access, expand health research and graduate medical education, and address some of the region’s most pressing health issues.

Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including a dedicated children’s hospital, several community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.