South Knox gets first Covenant Health Urgent Care

Jay FitzOur Town Health, South Knox

Covenant Health and Urgent Care Group (UCG) announced a newly-formed joint venture, Covenant Health Urgent Care. This strategic partnership supports both organizations’ commitment to providing fast, friendly and affordable healthcare in East Tennessee.

Covenant Health Urgent Care centers will offer on-demand, convenient care from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week. Each location will be fully equipped with onsite X-ray imaging, lab services, Covid-19 testing, and illness and injury care.

“Covenant Health’s strategy continues to focus on providing the right care at the right time and place for the people of our region, and the focus to expand convenient care is another investment to that end,” said Jim VanderSteeg, Covenant Health’s President and CEO. “We are committed to being a trusted, valued health partner, which is why Covenant Health is entering the Urgent Care space.”

“Urgent Care Group looks forward to collaborating with Covenant Health to provide convenient and affordable urgent care services to East Tennessee, seven days per week,” said David Maloney, CEO of Urgent Care Group. “We are pleased to expand the delivery of high-quality urgent care to our home state of Tennessee.”

The first Covenant Health Urgent Care center will be located in Covenant Health South, a newly constructed, free-standing medical facility in South Knoxville, located at the corner of Chapman Highway and Mountain Grove Drive at 7625 Chapman Highway, Suite 107. In addition to urgent care, the Covenant Health South campus includes primary care, cardiology, women’s health, imaging, rehabilitation and other specialties.

Covenant Health provided information for this article.


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