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Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center (MCEHHC), which opened in September 1990 is a federally certified Rural Health Clinic serving the residents of Johnson County, TN and neighboring counties. Providing primary care, prenatal care and behavioral health services in a primary care setting to the community. Since 1998, the “Extended Hours Clinic” has been located in space inside the Johnson County Community Hospital.

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Health Center Quick Facts

  • Nurse managed facility
  • Treats acute and chronic conditions
  • Extended hour health center
  • Open 6 days a week. On evenings and weekends, it is the only primary care option in this rural community. 
  • A sliding fee schedule has always been available to assure access for uninsured individuals.

MCEHHC Details


This center is a nurse-managed facility established in 1990 with the following nurse practitioner providers:

Family Nurse Practitioners

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Amanda Howard-Reichenbach
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Michelle Wilson
Family Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Patricia Vanhook
Family Nurse Practitioner

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Mollie Tolan
Certified Nurse




Medical Consultant

ETSU Factulty or Staff
Dr. William Allen Garrett,







  • Acute, chronic and preventive healthcare
  • Screening programs
  • Treatment for common illnesses and injuries
  • Routine gynecological care
  • Prenatal care
  • Newborn care
  • Mental/Behavioral health counseling
  • Health education
  • Home visits
  • Complete physical examinations


  • "Well-child check-ups"
  • Pediatric and adult immunizations
  • School and employment physicals

Insurance Networks

The nurse practitioners in the Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center are credentialed in the following insurance programs; and accept many other commercial insurance plans.

  • Medicare
  • TennCare Plans
  • Blue Care
  • Blue Select
  • PHP
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Commercial plans
  • Blue Preferred
  • Blue Select
  • Blue Classic
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Cariten Health plan
  • National Textiles (Mountain States Health Network)
  • Virginia Medicaid
  • North Carolina Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
What to bring on your first visit

The Patient Registration Form must be completed prior to your first visit. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and are required by Federal law to collect some of the information asked in the packet for statistical purposes only. This is reported annually on a total patient basis. Individual patient information is not reported or disclosed.

Our providers desire to make your first visit with us a success and are interested in learning as much as possible about your current health status. Please come prepared to talk about your health history with your new provider. Please bring your signed patient information form, photo ID and all of your bottles of all medications you are currently taking.

If you are insured with TennCare, Medicare or private insurance, please bring your insurance card and photo ID. To qualify for the sliding fee discount a signed sliding fee application will also need to be submitted.

Please complete both sides of the forms. Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to serving you.


The Nurse Practitioners and Staff of the ETSU Community Health Centers

Contact Information

1901 South Shady Street
Mountain City, TN 37683
Phone: 423-727-1150
Fax: 423-727-1152

After-Hours Contact: (888) 915-7250

Hours of Operation

Note: New patients accepted, Please call to schedule an appointment.

Monday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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