Health & Wellness
Cherokee offers outstanding healthcare facilities and great resources to encourage your healthy lifestyle.
The Cherokee Regional Medical Center provides quality services across the health care continuum in a caring atmosphere while maintaining quality medical staff and health care professionals. The Cherokee Regional Clinics are primary-care and surgical clinics serving patients of all ages in the area. In addition to our Medical clinics, chiropractors, optometry and dental offices are here to serve the needs of our community.
In addition to our outstanding healthcare facilities, you can also enjoy a variety of scenic trails, both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Wellness Center and city and county parks that are perfect for family time.
The CRMC Cherokee Fitness Center is the perfect place to help you meet your health and fitness goals. With amenities and activities designed for virtually every age group and activity level. The facility includes an indoor pool, fitness equipment, gymnasium, racquetball courts, indoor walking/jogging track, and interactive game area.
Explore the newly expanded Cherokee Trails system. When complete, the loop will provide over 9 miles of continuous trails in Cherokee, connecting residents with the scenic park system and retail community.
The Bacon Aquatic Center opened in June of 2007 and features a zero-entry pool with children’s features like a sand play area and splash pad, open water slides and diving boards.
Cherokee Parks & Recreation offer a variety of youth and adult recreation leagues as well as activities for our seniors through the Good Times Place Senior Center.
Cherokee County has over 1,000 acres of land devoted to parks that are managed by the Cherokee County Conservation Board. County Parks include actives such as fishing, horseback riding and canoeing on the Little Sioux River.
Careage Hills is a skilled nursing facility offering its residents the highest quality of care. Our facility provides a home-like environment and we encourage our residents to surround themselves with the comforts of home.
We are a Home Care agency and our goal is to keep people in their homes. We provide Life Changing Service in order to achieve this goal.
The Cherokee Mental Health Institute (CMHI) provides active inpatient treatment to adults, adolescents and children who are in need of acute psychiatric service.
The Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO) provides a secure, long-term, and highly-structured setting to treat sexually violent predators (SVP) who have served their prison terms, but who, in a separate civil trial, have been found likely to commit further violent sexual offenses.
CRMC provides a complete circle of care to Cherokee County and the surrounding area through a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital and full-time Emergency Services. In addition, CRMC supports four regional medical clinics located in Cherokee, Aurelia, Marcus and Holstein; The Beck, a 32-unit senior living complex; home health and hospice services; Cherokee County Public Health services; and the CRMC Wellness Center.
Cherokee Specialty Care is a 62-bed skilled nursing facility offering rehabilitation services, skilled nursing care, long term care and hospice care. 2018 American Health Care Association – Bronze Quality Award.
Cherokee Specialty Care is a skilled nursing care center that offers speech, occupational and physical therapy services.
Cherokee Specialty Care offers a 24-hour admission policy available seven days a week. We also offer transportation services via our facility van. This also enables our residents to enjoy such activities as trips to local restaurants and to events all around northwest Iowa.