News & Events

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • New Hospital ‘Built Around You’

    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

  • 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 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