Now part of Vanderbilt Health

Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare Shelbyville) is now part of the Vanderbilt Health community of hospitals and clinics.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and certified by the American Heart Association, our 60-bed facility offers a range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical care.

We’re committed to making health care personal for you and your family, here in the community you call home.

Everyone is stretched. Please be kind.

We’re very busy and stretched due to COVID and other illnesses. Thank you for your patience with wait times and requirements around masking and testing.

Please be kind to our caregivers. They’re doing all they can in challenging circumstances to care for each patient.

If you need COVID testing for a known exposure to someone with COVID and/or mild symptoms:

Consider visiting our walk-in site at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, 719 Thompson Lane, in Nashville. This site is for ages 2 and older. It is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon.Testing only; no assessment by a provider.

Please get vaccinated 

If you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 yet, please do so as soon as possible. Vaccines are the best protection for individuals, families and communities. 

Learn more about scheduling your vaccine with Vanderbilt Health.

See our visitor policies to keep our patients, visitors and employees as safe as possible.

Patient and Visitor Information

Find visiting hours, insurance information and more.

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Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital offers a comprehensive range of services in a modern, safe and patient-friendly environment

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