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.
Cherokee Mental Health Institute/CCUSOCherokee Mental Health Institute/CCUSO Contact: Chris Tofteberg
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.