Connects Kingsport-area senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and concerned community members with provider and resource information related to aging with choices through one, easy-to-navigate website.
In the new University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Heart Hospital – a new home for our Consumer and Patient Health Information Service! The “Health Information Center” will be a premier resource center that will provide the patients and families of the medical center and area citizens with consumer-level health information, computers and Internet access as well as the services provided by medical librarians from the Preston Medical Library.
Our services include assisting patients and families of patients in finding information on health-related topics as well as providing printed information by mail to consumers. This is a public education service of the Preston Medical Library, part of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine.
One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. 2-1-1 has a database of more than 10,000 health and human services programs, cross-referenced for all sorts of keywords.
You can apply for healthcare through the healthcare.gov website, or you can print off this form and apply by mail.