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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to Unicoi County and parts of Western North Carolina since 1953. The community has at its service a 24-hour emergency department plus radiology and diagnostic imaging, various rehabilitation services, and a 46-bed long-term care facility recognized for its quality care. 

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Medical Services

In the medical unit at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, we care for patients with acute or chronic medical diagnoses, including respiratory conditions (such as pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, tuberculosis), gastro-intestinal disease, diabetes, cardiovascular problems including chest pain and congestive heart failure, arthritis, anemia and infectious disease. We also use telemetry technology to monitor patients who have heart rhythm problems.  

Emergency Services

Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy


Our laboratory department cares for both inpatients and outpatients, including children and older adults. The laboratory is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools and procedures to meet the laboratory testing needs of patients and physicians. Our laboratory services include:

  • Hematology
  • Coagulation
  • Urinalysis
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Limited bacteriology
  • Immunohematology
  • Serology
  • Pathology 


Respiratory therapy services provide inpatient and outpatient clinical services including:

  • Medical gas therapy
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Aerosol therapy
  • Incentive spirometry
  • Mechanical centilation
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP)
  • Bronchopulmonary segmental drainage
  • Airway management


We offer the following diagnostic services, as prescribed by your physician:

  • Pulmonary function test
  • Treadmill stress test
  • EKG
  • Arterial blood gases
  • Sputum indications
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Holter monitoring
  • Audiogram

Sleep Lab

The sleep lab at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital provides a full range of sleep testing to help your doctor decide how to help your sleep better. Our services include:

  • Nocturnal polysomnograms
  • Split night sleep studies
  • Multiple sleep latency tests
  • Maintenance of wakefulness test
  • Video
  • Slideshow
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