Health Services

Welcome to Health Services

Health Services' mission is to provide services which promote student success and help students to reach their full potential by caring for pysical needs of the campus community. To accomplish this mission, The director of Health Services, a Registered Nurse, offers care to faculty, staff, students, and campus guests for the treatment of minor illnesses or injuries and referral for further care. Students are able to continue their academic progress because of prompt and free attention to matters of decreased health. Health education is promoted to address the developmental needs of students. The department supports the mission of the Division of Student Affairs in implemeningt its program of services based on the Wellness Model of Development (the six dimensions being spiritual, emotional, occupational, socoal, intellectual, and physical). The department works closely with other campus and community intities to provide health education, promote healthy lifestyle choices, and enhance student success. Carson-Newman's mission is to help our students reach their full potential as educated citizens and world wide servant leaders by integrating academic excellence and Christian committment within a caring community.

Health Services offers health education at any time via the on line magazine Student Health 101.  Click on and enjoy.

Peggy Dalton, BSN, Director of Health Services,
Amy Johnson, Administrative Assistant,
phone 865-471-3350
fax 865-471-4411

Hours of Operation
8:00 am-4:00pm
Monday –Friday
Closed on college holidays, summer hours may vary
Located on the corner of S. College Street and Russell Avenue (next to Burnett Hall)

After Hours Care
If urgent medical care is needed by residential students after hours, students should contact the security officer on duty by calling 865-548-9067. The local hospital emergency department operates 24 hours per day. It is located on the west end of Hwy. 11-E:
Tennova Jefferson Memorial Hospital
110 Hospital Drive, Jefferson City, TN 37760

Emergency Contacts
Daytime Health Services 865-471-3350
24 hour security cell phone 865-548-9067
If a life threatening emergency is suspected, call 911

For a list of local doctors and specialists, click below.




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