Health Care

Cherokee County rates as one of the healthiest counties in Iowa. Cherokee Regional Medical Center is a level IV community trauma care facility and a 25 bed critical access hospital. In addition CRMC offers 18 outreach clinics, a first class obstetrics department. Located on the CRMC campus is the Wellness Center, a 30,000 sq. ft. fitness center with indoor pool, racquetball courts, gymnasium, running track, weight room and cardio area. Several private practices can be found throughout the county.

Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Clinic - Main Campus
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012
(712) 225-5101

Cherokee Regional Clinic - Marcus
300 E. Pine Street
Marcus, Iowa 51035

Marcus Clinic, affiliate of the Floyd Valley Hospital
The Marcus Clinic is a satellite of Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa.  The clinic offers care for persons of all ages including well maintenance exams. All of the physicians are board-certified by the American Academy of Family Practice. The clinic is serviced by a nurse practitioner in cooperation with three physicians from Medical Associates, P.C. in Le Mars.

Marcus Clinic
101 East Pine St.
Marcus, IA 51035
(712) 376-4181

Cherokee Regional Public Health Services
1000 South Second Street
Cherokee, Iowa 51012 
(712) 225-6459

Mental Health Institute
1251 West Cedar Loop
Cherokee, Iowa 51012
(712)  225-6921
Daniel W. Gillette, MD, Superintendent 

VISION: "Our vision is to be a human resource center which recreates ourselves and our services to meet the changing needs of our customers." 

The Cherokee Mental Health Institute (MHI) is a state of Iowa psychiatric facility, operating under the Department of Human Services. The institute provides psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services. Forty-one counties in northwest Iowa are served for adult patients and fifty-five counties for children and adolescents. 

The staff at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute is aware of the changing needs of communities and our customers. They are responsive to these needs by providing an environment of continuous improvement. Services are expanded or changed in response to changing needs. The Institute actively collaborates with other agencies to provide efficient and cost-effective services.

The MHI is proud of it's campus, The Cherokee Human Resource Center offers patients, as well as the Cherokee community, access to a hiking trail and nature study. In addition to the MHI, the campus is also home to several other Department of Human Services agencies. 

Current Services:
Rehabilitation Program
Discharge Planning
Outpatient Services
Pastoral Care Services
Subacute Care Services
Respite Care Service
Telemedicine Services 
Area Nursing Homes (link to page in site) 
Area Assisted Living Facilities (link to page in site) 

More information on medical and well-being facilities in Cherokee County please click here.

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