Gateway to Good Health
Sedgwick County Memorial Hospital was built in 1950 and is licensed as a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, which includes swing beds and is accredited by the Colorado Department of Health. The Health Center is a County owned organization that receives financial support through a tax subsidy. Sedgwick County Health Center has recently been completely renovated and additions have been made to the hospital.
The Health Center serves a population of approximately 6,000 and offers general acute care services including obstetrics, general medicine, surgery, emergency medicine (Trauma IV designated), physical therapy, respiratory care, a special care unit with cardiologist consults and EKG over reads, pediatrics and cardiopulmonary services. A variety of on-site diagnostic services are available including: hematology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, diagnostic radiology, EKG services, mammography, ultrasound, treadmills, permanent on site CT and Ultrasound Units, mobile MRI, Dexa Scan, and Holter monitoring. The hospital also offers a Fitness Center, and Chemotherapy Admin Suite.
When fully staffed Valley Medical Clinic has a medical staff consisting of 3 full-time MD’s, 2 part-time MD’s, 1 full-time certified physician’s assistant, and 1 part-time certified physician’s assistant. In addition, the hospital has a complete compliment of specialty, consulting, and courtesy physicians. Specialty clinics include: Cardiology, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Neurology, Otolaryngology, and Urology services. Valley Medical Clinic also operates a clinic in Big Springs, NE that is open four days per week.
Community Education Courses that are offered through the hospital include CPR and Childbirth classes.
Sedgwick County Nursing Home was built in 1962. Licensed by the State of Colorado as a 32-bed intermediate care facility, the nursing home is Medicaid certified. The nursing home provides:
The Jacob J. and Anne B. Walter Memorial Living Center was built in 1998. It is licensed as a 26-bed personal care boarding home by the State of Colorado. The Living Center offers a full array of services designed to assist residents with normal activities of daily living.