Jamie Vitamvas, MD Joins Hull Medical Clinic

Sioux Center announced that Jamie Vitamvas, MD will be joining the Hull Medical Clinic on August 6, 2013 as a family medicine physician. "I am really looking forward to seeing patients in the communities of Hull and surrounding areas," said Dr. Jamie Vitamvas. "Hull is a great rural community, and I am excited about the opportunity to care for their…
Progress Led By Community Support

Progress Led By Community Support

With forty-four percent (44%) of construction coming from local subcontractors, the highly anticipated 123,500 (sq ft) hospital and medical clinic is on schedule for grand opening Spring 2014. "Stepping into the facility, I'm amazed by how fast progress is being made," said Dale Vander Berg, Building Committee Chair. "It's great to see so many local sub-contractors involved in the project,…
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Hospital Rebranding Unveils New Name And Logo

Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera today announced a new name and logo for the replacement facility. The highly anticipated 123,500 (sq ft) hospital and medical clinic is scheduled to open March 2014.  "We are excited to announce that Sioux Center Health will be the official name for the new hospital and medical clinic," said Kayleen Lee, CEO.…

Sioux Center Earns Another Top 100 Designation

Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera was recently named one of the HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. “We are delighted to receive the Top 100 designation for the second straight year,” said Kayleen Lee, CEO.  “Rural hospitals play a critical role in caring for communities, and I’m proud of the hard work…

Hospital Raises $12.8 Million for New Medical Campus

Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera achieved one of the largest fundraisers in the history of Sioux County for their “Built Around You” capital campaign. The campaign raised $12.8 million from area residents to help pay for a new $48.5 million hospital and medical clinic opening in 2014. “This is an unbelievable accomplishment from a community of our…

Sioux Center Hospital Annouces Groundbreaking

A ceremonial “Ground Breaking & Blessing” to be held July 26, 2012 at 6pm Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera will embark on a historic groundbreaking for a new hospital and medical clinic on July 26, 2012 at 6pm. The ceremony will take place on the 40-acre development site located on B-40 and 13th Avenue in Sioux Center.…

Health System Signs Two General Surgeons

Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera announced that two new general surgeons will join the non-profit health ministry. Both surgeons signed a contract to provide general surgery services at Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera. “We are extremely proud to announce that we have signed contracts with two general surgeons,” said Kayleen Lee, Chief Executive Officer.…

Digital Mammography Arrives in Sioux Center

(January 17, 2012) Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera has purchased new digital mammography equipment to better detect early signs of breast cancer. The new state-of-the-art equipment will be available starting January 18, 2012 in Sioux Center. Dr. Julie McKay, the Radiologist at the hospital, says the new equipment has many advantages including the ability to capture crisp…

New Hospital ‘Built Around You’

On September 1, 2011, board members of the Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera approved a motion to move forward with the design of the new hospital and medical clinic. The design of the new medical campus was created by HGA Architects and Engineers of Minneapolis and Cannon Moss Brygger Architects of Sioux City. “The new facility will…

Health System Celebrates 60 Years of Ministry

SIOUX CENTER (June 2, 2011) - Back in 1946, a group of local leaders recognized a need to develop a hospital to serve Sioux Center and surrounding residents. The area was rapidly growing and leaders decided on a community hospital that would fulfill the growing health care needs in the area. Their vision for a health ministry received generous support…

Health system continues planning for new hospital and medical clinic

On March 23, 2011, members of the Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera will gather with lead architects and designers to kick off Phase II of planning for a new hospital and medical clinic facility in Sioux Center. "We have spent the past year assessing the healthcare needs of our communities and developing a plan of action," said…