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Full Service Hospital
Established in 1926, Mercy Hospital has been a part of the Oelwein community for nearly 100 years. With over 140 employees, it boasts 25 beds for medical/surgical acute and skilled care and 39 beds for long-term and skilled nursing care. MercyOne also provides a broad scope of outpatient services to residents living in the Oelwein and surrounding communities.
A Hospital-based Ambulance Service is authorized by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Service as a 24/7 Paramedic Level Service responding to approximately 1,400 ambulance requests per year. It is also an affiliate member of the Iowa Emergency Services Association.
In addition to MercyOne Medical Center, three family medicine clinics, three nursing homes, an assisted living facility, three drug stores, a wellness center for all ages, five dentists, three optometrists, two chiropractic clinics, an outpatient physical therapy clinic, and several child care facilities provide a solid base for a healthy community.
Additional care is only a short distance away in Waterloo (MercyOne Medical Center and Allen Hospital), the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, or at University Hospitals in Iowa City.