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.

Your health is part of the story of your life.

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


Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System

Allan Levine joined other leaders for a national virtual summit, providing input on a variety of opportunities to transform the national healthcare system. ... read more about Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Spooky Trail at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

For the virtual event, we are asking community members to create a basket  for patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital the week of Halloween. ... read more about Spooky Trail at 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.