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909 N. Iowa Avenue Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Hours of Operation

Sunday - 24 Hours
Monday - 24 Hours
Tuesday - 24 Hours
Wednesday - 24 Hours
Thursday - 24 Hours
Friday - 24 Hours
Saturday - 24 Hours

Avera Dells Area Hospital

Contact Avera Dells Area Hospital

Find out more about top-quality, personalized health care for yourself and your family available close to home. Call Avera Dells Area Hospital in Dell Rapids, SD.


Avera Dells Area Hospital in Dell Rapids, SD, along with the Avera Medical Group Dell Rapids and affiliated clinics and physician offices, provides you and your family with comprehensive health care - and access to extensive medical specialties - as part of the Avera Health system serving South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.

Innovative Health Care Close to Home

Across the Avera Health system, including Avera Dells Area Hospital, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.

As a Christian health care ministry rooted deeply in Gospel values, 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 telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations and treatment from a wide range of medical specialists - all without leaving the Dell Rapids area.

Health Services

When you or your loved ones face a health challenge or life with a chronic condition, you want the best possible care for your situation. Trust Avera Dells Area Hospital and clinic for fast response to emergency situations with the Careflight Emergency Air Transport service and physicians who provide:

Schedule a Physician Appointment

Call our scheduling receptionist at 605-428-5446 to arrange a physician appointment. Tell us the reason for your visit so we can set up the right span of time. Once you schedule an appointment, plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

We offer many outreach specialty services, with visiting physicians in specialties such as cardiology; ear, nose and throat; ophthalmology; orthopedics; podiatry; and surgery. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, call the Avera Dell Rapids clinic at 605-428-5446.

Schedule a Laboratory Appointment

For most laboratory appointments, plan to arrive at 8 a.m. If you don't need to fast before your lab, arrive half an hour before your scheduled appointment.

What to Bring to your Appointment

Be prepared to pay your insurance co-pay amount when you arrive for your visit and bring your:

  • Insurance card
  • Driver's license or photo identification

Visitor & 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 Avera Dells Area Hospital. 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.

Take advantage of our spiritual care services, and learn more about advance directives and end-of-life care planning.

Discover Avera Dells Area Hospital

Avera Dells Area Hospital is a licensed, critical-access hospital that offers a full range of advanced services. With a tradition of service inspired by the Sisters of the Presentation and Benedictine Orders, Avera Dells Area Hospital serves the health needs of our community and area with accessible, cost-effective care. Review our:

Avera Dells Area Foundation

The Avera Dells Area Hospital Foundation continues our healing mission and makes possible a range of programs and services through generous donations. Learn more by calling 605-428-5431.

Moving Health Forward

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.

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