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Erlanger Community Health Centers

Providing Primary and Preventative Medical & Dental Care for the Entire Family for More Than 40 Years

Erlanger Community Health Centers are proud to announce our Southside location has now moved to 3800 Tennessee Avenue, Suite 124. Also, Premier Healthcare located at 251 N. Lylerly Street is now apart of the Erlanger Community Health Center family. Erlanger Community Health Center at Southside and Premier Healthcare are both currently serving patients.

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Southside Community Health Center
3800 Tennessee Ave. Ste. 124 Chattanooga, TN 37409                              


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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 8AM – 5PM 
Fri: 8AM – 4PM

Dodson Avenue Community Health Center
1200 Dodson Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37406

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Mon, Tue, Thu: 8AM – 6PM 
Wed: 8AM – 5PM 
Fri: 8AM – 4PM

Mon - Fri: 8AM - 5PM

Mon: 8:30AM - 7PM
Tue - Thu: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Fri: 8:30AM - 4:00PM


Premier Healthcare
251 N. Lyerly St.,
Chattanooga, TN 37404

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Mon - Thu: 8AM -5PM
Fri: - 8AM - 4PM 




The center is a comprehensive, multi-specialty primary care with three facilities offering affordable, accessible, high-quality medical and dental care. The Erlanger Community Health Center has board-certified or board-eligible professional providers including pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, nurse practitioners, and dentists.

The Health Center also provides cutting-edge disease management and wellness promotion services to our patients. These services are an integral part of our approach to providing high-quality clinical care. They are an essential part of our interactions with the communities and neighborhoods that surround the Southside, Premier Healthcare, and Dodson Avenue locations.

Access to emergency care hospitalization or other specialized services are provided through our affiliation with the Erlanger Health System. We provide health care regardless of the patient's ability to pay.

Services Provided

  • Dental
  • General Adult Care
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology (X-ray)
  • Sports Physicals
  • Pharmacy
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Insurance Counseling
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Behavioral Health
  • Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)

Disease Management and Wellness Initiative

Helen Pinkerton, M.P.H., will be available  on site to provide health and wellness education and couseling. For group eduation classes, please call 423-778-2700 or 423-778-2800.

Partially funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration Bureau of Primary Health Care Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

For new patients, save time at check in by filling out pre-registration documents. Follow the New Patient Packet link to find your documents needed.