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Johnson County Community Hospital Emergency Department


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We're here for your emergencies.

We're here for your emergencies.

Johnson County Community Hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, including on-site support services available around the clock, seven days a week. Our emergency department staff includes dedicated physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology technicians, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals who provide immediate, expert emergency care right here in our community.

We are committed to meeting the ever changing needs of our community. Our pledge is to provide the highest quality health Care possible - close to home.

What to expect in the Emergency Room

When you enter the Emergency Department, you will be triaged by a registered nurse. This is the evaluation of the seriousness of the patient's condition. Those with the greatest need will be seen first. We respect your time, and we strive to take care of each patient as soon as possible. Waiting times may be longer due to high patient numbers and/or more serious emergency needs.

If you must wait to be seen and treated, please be patient. You should not leave until you have received a medical evaluation. We will serve you as soon as possible. Thank you for allowing us to serve your medical needs at the Johnson County Community Hospital Emergency Department.

Wings Air Rescue

Access is readily available to Wings Air Rescue, the region's only dedicated medical transport service, or Johnson County rescue squad for transport to Johnson City Medical Center's Level I Trauma Center.

Address & Directions

Johnson County Community Hospital
1901 South Shady Street
Mountain City, TN 37683
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Phone: (423) 727-1100

  • From Elizabethton: take Highway 67 to Mountain City. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Highway 421. This is also South Shady Street. Johnson County Community Hospital will be approximately 1.5 miles on the left, just before the National Guard Armory.

  • From Boone, NC: take Highway 421 to Mountain City. Johnson County Community Hospital will be on your right, just past the National Guard Armory.