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Drawing of Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids

Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital

Our Healthcare in Lyon County is first class!

Residents of Lyon County, Iowa have access to a first class health care system. Virtually every medical specialty is represented. The growing reputation for leading-edge medical research and support services, as well as excellent health care services, draws businesses, researchers, teachers, physicians and patients from throughout the region.

Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital

The state-of-the-art Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids opened in the spring of 2019. This 52,000 square foot, $29 million healthcare facility will feature in-patient services, a clinic, rehabilitation, surgery, lab and imaging – all with care for patients and families at the center. The Avera Merrill Pioneer clinic in George will provide service to eastern Lyon County.

Drawing of Sanford Rock Rapids Clinic

Sanford Rock Rapids Clinic

Sanford Rock Rapids clinic

The spring of 2019 also saw the 9,600 square foot, $5.5 million Sanford Rock Rapids Clinic open. The clinic will focus on patient needs and outpatient treatment. Outreach physicians will provide specialized care to local patients.

Sanford Fitness Center

Sanford Fitness Center Rock Rapids offers a variety of programs and equipment includes treadmills, stationary bikes, Stairmaster, EFXs, Nu-Steps, a variety of weight machines (machines for leg extensions and curls, back extension, tri and bicep extensions and chin dip), free weights, exercise balls and AB rollers.