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Avera Holy Family Hospital

826 North 8th Street
Estherville, IA, 51334

Estherville Team

About Us

We wish you well!

The name Avera comes from the Latin avere, meaning to be well.  That's our goal at Avera Holy Family Hospital - to help maintain the health of you and your family.

What makes Avera Holy Family Hospital special?

  • Our Mission and Vision, which reflects our Christian core values of Compassion, Hospitality, and Stewardship.
  • We're a leader in Patient Satisfaction.
  • Our commitment to Estherville and surrounding communities through Community Benefit activities.
  • A leader in healthcare technology. Avera Holy Family Hospital was the first hospital in the State of Iowa to offer state of the art intensive care services called Avera eICU CARE

Clinic and Hospital Hours

Avera Medical Group Estherville Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 712-362-6501

Avera Holy Family Hospital's Emergency Department is available 24 hours a day.
Weekend Walk-In Clinic

Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Phone: 712-362-2631

Facility Overview

Avera Holy Family Hospital Campus

Holy Family Hospital was established in 1944 and Estherville Medical Clinic in 1975. In 1997, Estherville Medical Clinic relocated to the Avera Holy Family Health campus to begin a partnership of integrated health services.

Avera Holy Family Hospital completed a major building enhancement project in 2002, adding the following to our facility:

  • Private Inpatient Rooms
  • Special Care Unit Beds
  • Operating Rooms
  • Same Day Surgery Facilities
  • Emergency Services Department
  • Modern Energy Plant

In 2008 Avera Holy Family Hospital built a new laboratory and currently are remodeling the radiology department and relocating the business offices.

Making Changes to Serve You Better!

Privacy Practices

Avera Holy Family Hospital takes your privacy seriously. The privacy of our patients and employees is one of our greatest concerns. We are required to keep your personal and medical information confidential before, during and after your visit.

Our dedication to privacy extends beyond our doctors and nurses to include everyone employed in our healthcare family. We want you to feel safe knowing your personal and medical information is protected throughout Avera Holy Family Hospital.

If you are concerned your privacy may have been violated or have any privacy questions, please call the Avera Holy Family Hospital privacy officer at (712) 362-6132.

    Our Mission
    and Vision

    Avera Mission

    Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

    Avera Vision

    Working with its partners, Avera shall provide a quality, cost-effective health ministry, which reflects Gospel values. We shall improve the health care of the people we serve through a regionally integrated network of persons and institutions.

    Our Core Values


    Compassionate caring is sensitive listening and responding, understanding, support, patience, and healing touch.


    A welcoming presence, an attentiveness to needs, a gracious manner, seasoned with a sense of humor, are expressions of hospitality of the Avera Health Community.


    The members of Avera Health treat persons, organizational power, and environmental resources with justice and responsibility. Respect, truth, and integrity are foundational to our serving others.

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