Social Media Disclaimer

Wellmont Health System - consistent with its mission to deliver superior health care with compassion - uses social networking sites to share education and information.

These guidelines are for anyone who may wish to interact with Wellmont through social media.

We encourage your posts and comments in social media channels maintained and managed by Wellmont. Since this is a public page for health information sharing and education, please do not include any medical, personal or confidential information in your comments. If you have questions regarding personal or confidential health information or require medical advice, please contact Wellmont Nurse Connection at 1-877-230-NURSE (6877).

Please understand that we cannot offer medical advice, diagnosis or treatment through our social channels. If you have a question about your specific medical condition, please contact your doctor or qualified healthcare professional. In the event of a medical emergency, call 911.

For your privacy, you should consider carefully before posting personal information to the Internet. By submitting content (posts, comments, photos, checking in, etc.) to a Wellmont social networking site, you understand this information is publicly available, and Wellmont may use this information in staff, family and external publications and other communications. If you do not wish to have your information published, please do not post information to any Wellmont social channel.

While this is Wellmont's page, it is offered to you to help connect with others and to access educational information. Wellmont reserves the ultimate right to edit or delete any comments or content deemed inappropriate. A comment will be removed if it includes:

  • Comments that violate the privacy of our patients and their families
  • Content that violates copyright or that may be confidential
  • Comments intending to sell or promote products, programs or services not related to or affiliated with Wellmont
  • Comments that are abusive or use foul language
  • Personal attacks or defamatory comments or just expressing a difference of opinion
  • Comments that our social media representatives deem inappropriate or offensive

Visitors to Wellmont's social outlets who repeatedly post inappropriate content may be banned or blocked from those social channels.