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Veterans Memorial Hospital

Overview

Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon, IA, has been serving Allamakee, Northern Clayton County and the surrounding area communities since 1950.  We are a Critical Access Hospital providing inpatient, outpatient, skilled, maternity, surgical, rehabilitative and emergency services.  Hospital privileges are granted primarily to physicians from nearby Mayo Waukon Clinic and Gundersen Waukon Clinic, as well as the Postville Medical Clinic. The nursing staff at Veterans Memorial  Hospital are all licensed professionals and have many years of experience. The nursing staff has completed training in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, trauma nurse core curriculum, and neonatal resuscitation provider course.  Our nurses are committed to providing optimal care of patients and their loved ones. Our passion is to create the best healthcare experience for our friends and neighbors.  Throughout the years, the one thing that has always remained the same at Veterans Memorial Hospital is the quality, personalized care delivered with integrity by all members of our health care team, right here at home.

Awards

Veterans Memorial Hospital was recently named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience/Inpatient Services.  

We have won this award on the ER side numerous times in addition to our two other inpatient service awards. 

Area Attractions

Our service area sits in the heart of “God’s Country” in extreme northeast Iowa, boasting breathtaking scenery throughout the entire area.  It is truly a recreation paradise with the Mississippi River, Upper Iowa River and Yellow River all bordering the area offering numerous locations for boating, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, camping and fishing.  The small town friendly atmosphere of any of the towns in our service area will make you feel welcome and at home, and include great shopping and restaurant options.