Healthcare in Unicoi County is often characterized by its commitment to provide the best facilities, technologies and care to the people of the community. Unicoi County offers a quality, accredited hospital, several senior health care facilities, established physicians and a myriad of healthcare services for the residents of the community.
Unicoi County Hospital
Unicoi County Hospital in Erwin, TN, is a not-for-profit, 10-bed modern medical facility. The hospital is located along the banks of the Nolichucky River, nestled against the Unicoi Mountains in the southern Appalachian mountains.
The hospital’s array of medical services includes: 10-bed inpatient unit; 24/7 emergency department; bone density testing; cardiology services; CT and open MRI scanning; echocardiography; nuclear medicine services; sleep studies; ultrasound testing and women’s imaging services, including 3D mammography.
Unicoi County Hospital’s telephone number is (423) 735-4700.
Address: 2030 Temple Hill Road; Erwin, TN
Center on Aging & Health
“Dedicated to the Joys of Life,” the Center on Aging & Health, located at 880 South Mohawk Drive, offers a uniquely designed Special Care Unit for the treatment of residents with Alzheimer’s and related diseases, a program of Intergenerational and Pet Therapy wherein daily volunteers bring new life to residents and staff alike, and a full-time Rehabilitation Department consisting of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy that often utilizes the county’s beautiful walking trails. Their skilled rehabilitation and nursing staff are professionally trained in all areas. They offer temporary respite care when the primary caregiver needs time off, and a full-time adult day care program with options for evenings and weekends. Their In-Home Services are for those people who just need a little extra help.
The Center on Aging and Health’s telephone number is (423) 743-7669.
Address: 880 South Mohawk Drive; Erwin, TN
Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Physical Therapy
Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Physical Therapy, located at 800 South Mohawk Drive; Suite D, provides comprehensive physical therapy services for the local hospital and surrounding community. Their scope of practice includes inpatient, long term care, home health and outpatient therapy consisting of pediatrics, orthopedic, geriatrics, neurological, pain management, TMJ, sports medicine and industrial rehabilitation. UCMH Physical Therapy is the official sports medicine and physical therapy provider for the Unicoi County Blue Devils and Lady Devils. UCMH Physical Therapy also serves the Unicoi County School System with physical and occupational therapies.
UCMH Physical Therapy’s telephone number is (423) 743-1245.
Address: 800 South Mohawk Drive; Erwin, TN
Governor’s Bend Assisted Living Facility
Come and enjoy the “Freedom” of assisted living! Located in the heart of “The Valley Beautiful”, Governor’s Bend is a 54-suite retirement and assisted living facility. Governor’s Bend realizes the need for quality of life service in a comfortable environment. That is way they offer full-service living where residents have the independence of living their own suite with freedom to do exactly as they like, all while enjoying the safety and services provided by an attentive 24-hour staff. The services and amenities of Governor’s Bend are second to none. Their full-service program takes care of everything from delicious, chef-prepared meals served restaurant style in their beautiful dining room to a well-rounded activities calendar. Governor’s Bend features private living units, chapel, dining rooms, beauty/barber salon, spa, wellness center and library.
For more information on Governor’s Bend, call (423) 330-6800.
Address: 1631 Zane Whitson Drive; Erwin, TN
In Home Services
Sponsored by the Center on Aging and Health, located at 302 Wesley Street, Suite 6, Johnson City, TN 37601, In-Home Services offers an array of non-medical services for those who just need a little extra help. The mission of the In-Home Services team is to help individuals live independently and to support their family and friends who are in need extra help. This is accomplished by offering homemaking, personal care and companionship services in the private and comfortable surroundings of the resident’s home.
In-Home Services telephone number is (423) 631-0263.
Address: 302 Wesley Street #1; Johnson City, TN
Christian Care Center of Unicoi County
Christian Care Center of Unicoi County is one of Unicoi County’s newest long-term care facility, providing individualized long-term care in a comfortable and friendly environment. Residents receive care that maintains human dignity and preserves a sense of freedom, identity, and independence. Christian Care Center offers physical, speech, and occupational therapies for short-term rehab clients and long-term care residents. Other on-sight services include wound care, restorative program, respite services, pharmacy services, mental health services, and much more.
For more information, call (423) 743-0373.
Address: 100 Greenway Circle; Erwin, TN