Avera Missouri River Health Center - Hospital in Gettysburg, SD
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606 E Garfield Ave. Gettysburg, SD 57442

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 Missouri River Health Center

Avera Missouri River Health Center is a 21,800-square-foot medical center that incorporates innovative design and technology allowing for flexibility in care delivery — a necessity for rural health care. Our new building, located in Gettysburg, SD, also houses Avera Medical Group Gettysburg.

Avera Missouri River Health Center Is Now Open

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

Innovative Health Care Close to Home

At Avera Missouri River Health Center, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.

Our new health center includes:

  • A seven-bed hospital
  • An emergency department with a trauma room and treatment room with telemedicine capabilities
  • Surgical suite
  • Imaging area
  • Physical therapy in a beautiful new gym space
  • Laboratory
  • Meditation room

In addition to its general nursing and emergency services, Avera Missouri River Health Center 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

*Depending on COVID-19 spread, visitation may not be allowed at Avera locations. Please check with the facility before visiting.

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. 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.

Pay My Bill

Pay your bill online or get more information by calling our 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 Missouri River Health Center 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.

Volunteer at Avera

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

Additional Information

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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