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606 E Garfield Gettysburg, SD 57442

Avera Gettysburg Hospital

Avera Gettysburg Hospital, a 10-bed Critical Access Hospital, provides you and your family with quality care close to home as part of the Avera Health system serving South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.

We're Building a New Medical Center

A proposed 21,800 square foot medical center will incorporate innovative design and technology that allows for flexibility in care delivery – a necessity for rural health care. Avera Health has committed $9 million to the $12 million project. The Avera Gettysburg Foundation has launched a $3 million capital campaign to make the project a reality.

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Innovative Health Care Close to Home

Across the Avera Health system, including Avera Gettysburg 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.

In addition to its general nursing and emergency services, Avera Gettysburg Hospital offers a swing bed program that includes skilled and intermediate care, plus a number of other services including:

You and your doctor also can take advantage of Avera’s innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations without leaving the Gettysburg area.

Explore the additional health services you can access when you choose Avera.

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 Gettysburg. 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.

Avera Gettysburg Phone Directory

Get answers to your questions:

  • Ambulatory Care, Outpatient, Outreach – 605-765-2488
  • Avera Oahe Manor and Oahe Villa Apartments – 605-765-2461

Dispose of Your Unused Medication

Want to safely throw away unused or expired medications? Learn about blue, drop-off MedSafe receptacles available at this Avera location during regular hours.

Pay My Bill

Pay your bill online or get more information by calling the Avera Gettysburg business office or our Patient Account Representative at 605-765-2461.

  • 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 Avera Gettysburg Hospital providers participate in Medicare and Medicaid.
  • If you’re without insurance, ask us about payment plans or financial assistance to help you cover the cost of care.

Find Classes & Events

Check out health-related classes and events at Avera. Find support groups, health screenings or educational programs designed to help you live better.

Work or Volunteer at Avera

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 Avera Gettysburg

When you contribute your time, talents and skills as a volunteering at Avera Gettysburg, you’re making a difference in the health of your community. Learn how you can get involved by calling 605-765-2488.

Discover Avera Gettysburg

With a tradition of service inspired by the Sisters of the Presentation and Benedictine Orders, Avera Gettysburg serves the health needs of central South Dakota with accessible, cost-effective care. Review our:

Explore life in the city of Gettysburg and enjoy exciting outdoor adventures in our central South Dakota location, not far from world-class fishing and hunting along Lake Oahe.

South Dakota Grant Information

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Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

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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