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Emergency and Urgent Care at Smyth County Community Hospital



ER visitation restrictions

Ballad Health is not currently allowing visitors in its hospitals, including emergency departments.*

Exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis for hospice and end-of-life care.

*The ER no-visitor restriction is effective Wednesday, April 8, at 6 a.m. Please read more about these visitation restrictions.

Emergency room – a certified level III department

24/7 physician access

A physician is on duty 24 hours a day in the ER, seven days a week to care for your medical needs.

In addition to our doctors, we staff either a family nurse practitioner or physician assistant seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to expand care by treating earaches, sore throats, burns, simple fractures and most other minor emergencies.

Emergency air transport

A helipad for air emergency vehicles such as Wings Air Rescue is located on the Smyth County Community Hospital campus.

Urgent care

Our urgent care clinic is located inside the medical office building at Smyth County Community Hospital.​