COVID-19

Free COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations are available at no charge for anyone age 5 or older at Ballad Health.

No appointment is necessary, but you can book an appointment online for the Johnson City Vaccine Center:

Schedule Your Vaccination

The vaccine center is located in The Mall of Johnson City at the former Goody's entrance near Forever 21.

If you'd like to schedule your vaccination at a Ballad Health clinic or pharmacy, please speak to your provider.

Your second dose will be scheduled when you receive your first dose.


COVID-19 drive-thru testing

You can schedule a COVID-19 test online at one of our drive-thru test sites. Ballad Health offers testing for patients of all ages.

Enter your location and select "COVID Testing – No Symptoms" as your reason for visit.

Appointments are required. Referrals aren't needed.

Learn more about COVID-19 testing.


COVID-19 scorecard

The COVID-19 daily scorecard shows several key data measures for Ballad Health’s 21-county service area

Read the COVID-19 scorecard for the Appalachian Highlands [PDF, 225KB] region.


Visitation restrictions

To help contain COVID-19, Ballad Health has implemented new requirements for visitors.


Monoclonal antibody (MAB) therapy for COVID-19

Monoclonal antibody therapy is available for eligible COVID-19 patients.

Learn more about who qualifies for MAB therapy.

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Ballad Health announces more than $310 million investment in rural Southwest Virginia to improve community health and workforce

Actions by Ballad Health are unleashing more than $310 million of investment into two community foundations that will improve quality of life and access to healthcare in rural Southwest Virginia. ... read more about Ballad Health announces more than $310 million investment in rural Southwest Virginia to improve community health and workforce.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Ballad Health holds hiring event for medical group, blood center jobs

Ballad Health is hosting a two-day event that will enable job seekers to apply, interview and receive job offers for new roles with Ballad Health Medical Associates and Marsh Regional Blood Center – all on the spot. ... read more about Ballad Health holds hiring event for medical group, blood center jobs.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Jeremy Carlson named chief nursing officer for Wise, Dickenson and Lee counties

Jeremy Carlson, an experienced nursing leader with a passion for rural healthcare, has been chosen to serve as chief nursing officer for Ballad Health’s operations in Dickenson, Wise and Lee counties. ... read more about Jeremy Carlson named chief nursing officer for Wise, Dickenson and Lee counties.

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Ballad Health is an integrated community health improvement organization serving 29 counties of the Appalachian Highlands in Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northeast North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. Our system of 21 hospitals, post-acute care and behavioral health services, and a large multi-specialty group physician practice works closely with an active independent medical community and community stakeholders to improve the health and well-being of close to one million people.

By leading in the adoption of value-based payments, addressing health-related social needs, funding clinical and health systems research and committing to long-term investments in strong children and families in our region, Ballad Health is striving to become a national model for rural health and healthcare.