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Covenant Health and Urgent Care Group Now Offer Urgent Care in South Knoxville

(Knoxville, TN) – Covenant Health and Urgent Care Group (UCG) are pleased to announce the opening of the first Covenant Health Urgent Care in South Knoxville. This strategic partnership supports both organizations’ commitment to providing fast, friendly, and affordable healthcare in East Tennessee with plans to further expand care in the area. 

Covenant Health Urgent Care (CHUC) now offers on-demand, convenient care from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week. This location is fully equipped with onsite X-ray imaging, lab services, occupational health, COVID-19 testing, and illness and injury care. 

Covenant Health Urgent Care is 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, Knoxville, TN 37920. In addition to urgent care, the Covenant Health South campus includes primary care, cardiology, women’s health, imaging, rehabilitation, and other specialties. The facility totals 47,346 square feet with the potential for future expansion.

“This partnership will increase access to medical care in the South Knoxville and Seymour area,” said Jim VanderSteeg, president and CEO of Covenant Health. “Urgent care clinics offer a convenient way to receive immediate care for non-life-threatening medical issues, even after traditional office hours and on weekends. As a trusted, valued healthcare partner, we hope the opening of this urgent care clinic will improve the overall health of the community.”

“We are pleased to partner 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 look forward to expanding urgent care services with Covenant Health throughout Knoxville and East Tennessee.” 

About Covenant Health 

Covenant Health is a Tennessee-based healthcare enterprise committed to providing the right care at the right time and place. As a not-for-profit health system, we are dedicated to being the region’s premier healthcare network through service, community, and innovation. We provide patient-centered care that inspires clinical and service excellence and strive to be the first and best choice for our patients, employees, physicians, employers, volunteers, and communities. Covenant Health is the area’s largest employer and has more than 11,000 compassionate caregivers, expert clinicians, and dedicated employees and volunteers. Learn more at

About Urgent Care Group

Urgent Care Group’s (UCG) Mission is to provide fast, friendly, and affordable healthcare in every community. Based in Nashville, UCG was founded in 2017 to create the leading urgent care company. Urgent Care Group partners with premier health systems and excellent providers committed to expanding access to high-quality healthcare. The UCG network provided care for more than 900,000 patients in the last year. 

With the addition of the Covenant Health partnership, the UCG network now includes 57 centers operating as six brands: Covenant Health Urgent Care in East Tennessee, Health Choice Urgent Care in partnership with Northside Hospital in Georgia, Medac Urgent Care in North Carolina, MEDcare Urgent Care in South Carolina, ParkMed Urgent Care in Tennessee, and Total Access Urgent Care in Missouri. For more information, visit:


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