"My advice to someone starting on a
wellness journey is even though you have an "oops" during a meal,
it ruin your day. Get back on track with your next meal or snack." Jennifer Pedginski
Q: Why are we being provided with
We know that part of having a good life is having
good health. The WellAdvantage Health Center and its staff will help you
achieve your optimum health and wellbeing while also helping the City of
Chattanooga limit the impact of inflationary healthcare costs.
The cost of poor health is significant on both a personal and a business
level. This benefit is designed to provide access to high quality care, help
you better understand your own health, and provide you with the tools you
need to address any areas of concern.
Q: Why would I use the Center instead of my
There are several benefits of visiting the Center,
Little or no waiting – most appointments are complete in about 20 minutes,
unless your appointment is for a one-time Comprehensive Health Review
cost for visiting the Center, healthcare and coaching services are free.
Fast access to medical care for diagnosis and treatment of illness or
Ability to see the doctor or nurse practitioner with
little or no wait time
Q: Who is eligible to use the
All employees, retirees, and their dependents (age
2 and older) on the City health insurance plan are eligible to receive
services at the Center.
Q: What services will the Center provide?
for common illnesses such as sore throats, headaches, skin problems,
infections, and sprains and strains, blood draws for lab tests, as well as
prescriptions and medication dispensing.
for overall health status and health history,
including free health screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure,
glucose levels, height, weight, and BMI.
for personal health issues or concerns, including weight loss, stress
management, tobacco cessation, and physical activity
for conditions including diabetes, heart problems, high
blood pressure, high cholesterol, low back pain, and depression
for treatment work related injuries, NFPA required annual
exams, DOT examinations, audiology and spirometry testing
for access to your private, personalized health record,
health information, and tools and resources for a healthier life.
Q. How do I schedule
To schedule appointments you can call
(423)643-7970 or visit the Marathon Health website at
schedule an appointment on-line. Just
click on the Appointments tab on the menu bar that runs across the screen.
You can use the Appointment Wizard to access the first available appointment
to meet your requirements.
If you do not know
your username and/or password, please contact (423)643-7970 for