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Floyd Valley Healthcare

Floyd Valley Healthcare, located in Le Mars, IA, is a municipally-owned, state licensed facility that includes a full-service general acute care, critical access 25-bed hospital, clinics and assisted living. Our campus includes the hospital, a professional medical office building and Park Place Estates Assisted Living complex. We serve Plymouth County and the community of Marcus in Cherokee County.

Innovative Health Services Close to Home

Floyd Valley Healthcare is affiliated with Avera Health. You benefit from evidence-based care with a strong focus on your safety and comfort for the best possible outcomes.

We provide for the needs of the people in our region with quality, cost-effective, accessible health care services, featuring the latest technology.

You receive the same top-quality health services you’d find at major medical centers and regional referral sites, including precision diagnosis and treatment using advanced technology such as:

You and your doctor also can take advantage of Avera’s innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services for consultations in a wide range of medical specialists— all without leaving the Le Mars area.

Local Health Care Expertise

From 24-hour emergency services to year-round family care, you can count on Floyd Valley Healthcare to offer the medical expertise you need in the convenience of your local community.

Pregnancy & Birth

When you’re expecting, take advantage of our full range of obstetrics care for you and your family. In addition to family medicine physicians who specialize in obstetrics, you’ll find a variety of family-centered services, including:

  • Prenatal testing
  • Childbirth, breastfeeding and sibling classes free of charge for families delivering at Floyd Valley
  • Custom birth plans
  • Labor and delivery
  • Certified lactation counselors (CLC)
  • Postpartum care, including a follow-up phone call and numbers to reach your care team
  • Free visit at four or five days old for a check-up on weight and color and one-one-one time with an obstetrics nurse
  • On-call obstetrics nurse 24/7 to answer questions and offer support

Statistics show that 99% of new moms who deliver at Floyd Valley do so with their doctor of choice. Count on the personalized care you can trust. Call 712-546-3344 to talk with an obstetrics nurse.

Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy

For specialized physical, occupational or speech therapy, count on the experts at Floyd Valley Therapies for a personalized approach to rehabilitation.

Patients with Parkinson’s disease or other neurological disorders can take advantage of our Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) program. Floyd Valley Therapy is the only program in the area to offer therapists who are specially trained in LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD.

Children can benefit from our multidisciplinary Pediatric Feeding Clinic which brings together occupational therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, pediatricians and even physical therapists, as needed. Children who are under- or overstimulated may also benefit from our sensory integration therapy.

For your convenience, both inpatient and outpatient services are available in our spacious, 1,500-square-foot gym equipped with the latest rehabilitation equipment, including an activities of daily living lab.

Call 712-546-3377 to learn more.

Community & Home Health

Floyd Valley Healthcare is home to community health and home health services, in addition to Plymouth County’s public health department. You’ll find a variety of services to make your home and community a healthier place to live.

  • Home health services – Receive nursing and therapy care in the convenience of your home
  • Homemaker services – Get the help you need for daily living activities so you can stay in your home safely and independently
  • Healthy Families program – Families with newborns can learn how to create a healthy home environment from nurses, social workers and family development specialists who perform home visits, share advice and offer support
  • Public health – Benefit from immunizations and disaster planning that’s provided for Plymouth County

For more information, call 712-546-3335.

Outreach Specialty Care

We offer many outreach specialty services, with visiting physicians in specialties such as audiology; cardiology; dermatology; ear, nose and throat; nephrology; occupational medicine; oncology; orthopedics; pain management; pediatrics; pulmonology; surgery; urology; and wound ostomy continence. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, ask your physician or call 712-546-3332 or 800-642-6074.

Visiting Hours & Patient Information

Because families and caregiver networks play an important role in your health and recovery, encourage them to visit while you stay with us—they’re welcome any time. Check with our staff for visitor options that best fit your recovery plan.

Find out how to prepare for your hospital stay at Floyd Valley Healthcare. When you’re ready to return home or when you need additional care, you benefit from our care coordination activities that connect you with in-home services, local facilities and community resources to support your recovery and next steps.

Learn more about advance directives, patient rights and responsibilities and privacy practices (En Espanol).

Floyd Valley Healthcare Phone Directory

  • Hospital Services and Outpatient – 712-546-7871 or 800-642-6074
  • Floyd Valley Clinics in Le Mars – 712-546-8111 or 800-458-4421
  • Floyd Valley Clinics in Marcus – 712-376-4181
  • Floyd Valley Clinics in Remsen – 712-786-1114
  • Outreach Specialists – 712-546-3332 or 800-642-6074
  • Business Office – 712-546-3339 hospital or 712-546-3601 clinic


Our cafeteria opens at 7 a.m. for continental breakfast. The noon meal is served from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and the evening meal is served from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Prime Time Health Network

Helping you stay healthy throughout life, the Prime Time Health Network is a package of benefits, services and programs designed specifically for adults age 55 and older. This includes educational events, discounts, fitness opportunities and assistance with health insurance. Your membership opens a wealth of opportunities that will enhance the "Prime Time" of your life. To learn more, call 712-546-3385.

Pay My Bill

You can pay your hospital bill or clinic bill online or get more information by calling the Floyd Valley Healthcare business office at 712-546-7871 or 800-642-6074. You can reach our clinic billing office at 712-546-3601.

  • All co-payments are due and payable at the time of service.
  • If you receive care for a work related injury, notify the receptionist when you arrive for your appointment.


Help us submit your claims to your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid by giving our business office accurate insurance policy information. You’re also responsible for negotiating with your insurance carrier.

All Floyd Valley Healthcare providers participate in Medicare and Medicaid.

If you’re without insurance, ask us about payment plans to help you cover the cost of care by calling 712-546-3339 for hospital bills or 712-546-3601 for clinic bills.

Access information about our financial assistance policy (English) (Spanish) and financial assistance application.

Excellent Career Opportunities

Join Avera, the Upper Midwest's health care leader, for an inspiring and exciting career. Search the possibilities below:

Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.

Volunteer at Floyd Valley Healthcare

Volunteering at Floyd Valley Healthcare is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. Volunteering offers people the opportunity to learn new skills, use existing skills, and meet new friends while providing important services to patients and their families. Hospital volunteers provide clerical support, escort and visit patients, guide tours, and assist with health screenings. At Park Place Estates, volunteers serve as dining room hosts, help lead activities and special events, provide spiritual care, do manicures and offer entertainment. Learn more by calling our Volunteer Coordinator at 712-546-3385 or fill out a volunteer application.

Floyd Valley Auxiliary

The Floyd Valley Auxiliary members operate the gift shop, create hand-crafted items, and hosts fundraising events. Auxiliary programs support patient services and scholarships. Learn more or fill out our membership form. Learn more by calling 712-546-3428.

Auxiliary Scholarship

Two college scholarships for tuition, are available to students or adults attending an accredited school leading to a health related career. Access the guidelines and application »

News and Events

Check out health-related classes and events at Avera. Find information on local news and events, including classes, support groups and health screenings.

Discover Floyd Valley Healthcare

After 40 years of dedicated service, the Sisters of Francis sold Sacred Heart Hospital to the City of Le Mars, and as a municipal hospital, its name was changed to Floyd Valley Hospital. In June of 1976, the hospital was relocated to its current location along Highway 3.

Our mission is to be a progressive healthcare partner, serving you with compassion, integrity and excellence. At Floyd Valley Healthcare, we will develop relationships and strategically expand services in order to be recognized as a leader of health care for our community.

Floyd Valley Foundation

The Floyd Valley Foundation works with caring donors who contribute financially to benefit patients of Floyd Valley Healthcare. Thanks to generous donors, facilities can be improved, technology can be updated, services can be expanded, and as a result, lives are impacted for the better. Contact the Floyd Valley Foundation at 712-546-7871.

As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Floyd Valley Healthcare does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Floyd Valley Healthcare or through a contractor or any other entity with which programs or activities are arranged.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes of the Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Part 80, 84, and 91.

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