Scots.Health gives enrolled students – residential and commuters – access to 24/7 medical and mental telehealth care, with no cost at the time of visit. Students are able to talk to licensed providers from their smartphone or any web-enabled device. Licensed providers are available to diagnose non-emergent medical conditions, prescribe medications and offer mental health support and wellness coaching via phone or secure video visits.
Students who need to seek in-person medical attention may contact one of the following local providers:
- East TN Medical Group Care Today Clinic: 865-984-3864; 266 Joule St., Alcoa
- Park Med Urgent Care: 865-982-3409; 117 Gill St., Alcoa
- Dr. Robert Proffitt: 865-982-2084; 611 S. Washington St., Maryville
- The Clinic at Wal-Mart: 865-982-1135, 1030 Hunters Crossing Dr., Alcoa
- Walgreens Take Care Clinic: 865-982-1135, Hall Rd., Alcoa
Emergency Medical Care
If you have an illness or injury that requires emergency care, Blount Memorial Hospital is located nearby. The hospital is directly across Highway 321 from the main entrance to the College. If you go to the emergency room, you will have to pay for the visit or file with your insurance. Call 865-981-8112 (Security) or 865-981-8002 (Staff Member on Duty) for assistance.
Under Tennessee state law, newly enrolled students in a Tennessee institution of higher education who were born on or after January 1, 1957, are required to be vaccinated against Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR 2 doses). Newly enrolled students born on or after January 1, 1980, are required to be vaccinated against Chickenpox (Varicella 2 doses). We also recommend students who will be living on campus receive the Meningitis and Hepatitis B vaccinations. Students may seek a waiver from these laws for medical or religious reasons. All proof of immunity or medical waiver, must be signed by a health care professional. New students who do not complete this requirement may be prevented from attending classes. Students needing additional immunizations should contact their primary care physician, a local health clinic or their local health department. See below for more information on each vaccination.
The College will respond to cases of communicable illness on an individual basis in close consultation with an advising physician. Maryville College will not exclude persons with contagious illnesses from initial enrollment or access to College facilities or services unless a medically based judgment by the consulting physicians and the College Medical Advisory Team establishes that exclusion or restriction is necessary to the welfare of the individual or other members of the College community. Any individual made aware of a communicable illness on campus is to consult with the Assistant Dean of Students regarding College procedures and proper health care. Confidentiality will be strictly observed. For further information, call 865-981-8215.