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Keith County has a number of healthcare and wellness centers available that are dedicated to your health and fitness. A quality hospital, two medical clinics, home health options, district health department and professional senior care are all available here.

Banner Health/Ogallala Community Hospital offers acute and primary medical care to the rural communities of west-central Nebraska. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services and has been designated a Basic Level Trauma Center. General and orthopedic surgeons are on staff along with services such as Laboratory, Radiology, Sleep Studies, Infusion Therapy, Women’s Services, Physical and Speech Therapy and Pharmacy. Ogallala Community Hospital features an on-site clinic, Banner Health Clinic, as well as a Specialty Clinic offering a wide range of visiting specialties including but not limited to heart care, cancer care, urology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, oncology, bariatric surgery, OB/GYN, and Ear, Nose and Throat.

Originally opened in 1952, Ogallala Community Hospital relocated to a newly built facility in 2000, dramatically revolutionizing its ability to provide residents of Keith County and surrounding areas with excellent patient care. In 2005, the hospital completed a clinic expansion and renovation, and now has a master facility plan underway to add needed space and services. Ogallala Community Hospital has been certified by Medicare as an 18-bed Critical Access Hospital. It has 130 employees, making it one of the county’s largest employers.

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Family Medical Center is a locally owned clinic with two Medical Doctors, two Physician Assistants and three medical assistants on staff. Established in 1988, Family Medical Center provides family care, surgery, pediatrics, orthopedic services and sports medicine. Digital x-ray and lab services are done in house.

Sandhills District Health Department serves five counties offering child and adult immunizations, health education, blood pressure clinics, CPR classes and bioterrorism education and training. Sandhills District Health Department also offers a walk-in medical clinic with affordable medical care, school, sport and Medicare physicals, CDL physicals and diabetic and lab screenings.

If additional care is required during recovery, the staff of Sidney Regional Medical Center is ready to step in and assist in helping patients recover as quickly and fully as possible in the comfort of their own homes. From home oxygen equipment to a complete line of physical and respiratory rehabilitation supplies, Good Air Home Medical and Fitness Equipment provides for a broad range of needs, including mastectomy fitting and supplies from experienced and caring staff.

Indian Hills Manor is an 82-bed, long-term care facility, which has been located in Western Nebraska since 1965 and has been a member of the Lantis Living Network since 1976. Quality nursing care is provided 24 hours, seven days a week. A family-oriented facility, Indian Hills Manor is dedicated to excellence and providing quality care with respect, dignity and kindness. They also offer rehabilitation services such as occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech/language pathology.

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WEL-Life of Ogallala is a 34-unit assisted living center with four styles of apartments and several different levels of assistance available. Amenities include homemade meals, a library, laundry services, whirlpool, beauty shop and a private dining room.

Additional services available in Keith County include three dentists, four optometrists, an orthodontist, four chiropractors, a physical therapist, three massage therapists, three pharmacies and four fitness facilities.

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