Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital
Contact Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital
Find out more about top-quality, personalized health care for yourself and your family available close to home. Call us at 605-539-1201.
Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital, along with our affiliated primary care 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 Weskota Memorial 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 eCARE™ telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations and treatment from a wide range of medical specialists—all without leaving the Wessington Springs area.
Get prompt answers to your questions:
- Hospital Services – 605-539-1201
- Business Office – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – 605-539-1201
- Weskota Manor Avera – 605-539-1621
- Horizon Health Care, Inc., Jerauld County Community Health Center (clinic) – 605-539-1778
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 Weskota Memorial Hospital for fast response to emergency situations with our Careflight air ambulance and local and visiting physicians.
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 Weskota Memorial 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.
A gift cupboard is located in the Weskota Manor lobby filled with a variety of hand crafted items made by Weskota Manor Auxiliary members and manor residents. Items range from jewelry to address books. Candy bouquets can be created for special occasions. To learn more, call 605-539-1621.
We offer several outreach specialty services, including podiatry, surgery, psychology and psychiatry and OB/GYN. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, contact your primary care physician or clinic.
Pay My Bill
Pay your bill online or get more information by calling the Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital business office 605-539-1201.
- 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 Weskota Memorial 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
Avera offers a wide variety of classes and events including support groups, health screenings, and education 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 Weskota Manor Avera
Contribute your time, talents and skills by volunteering at Weskota Manor Avera. Ways to volunteer include visiting or “adopting” a resident, pouring coffee at mealtimes, sharing special talents or assisting with Meals on Wheels. Learn how you can get involved by calling 605-539-1621.
Discover Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital
Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital, a 16-bed hospital in Wessington Springs, SD, was originally established in 1947 as Jerauld County Hospital to honor those residents of Jerauld County who lost their lives in World War II. The original hospital was established in the remodeled boys' dormitory building known as the McConnell House and was funded through the efforts of 80 Jerauld County men who each advanced $100, plus an additional $35,000 which was netted through the sale of bonds.
Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital has been an affiliate of Avera since 2000. With a tradition of service inspired by the Sisters of the Presentation and Benedictine Orders, Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital serves the health needs of east-central South Dakota with accessible, cost-effective care. Review our:
Weskota Foundation is a cooperative effort between Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital, Horizon Health Care, Inc. and Weskota Manor Avera. Weskota Foundation is able to fulfill its mission of assisting in the preservation of health care services in the Wessington Springs area through memorial, honor and annual gifts. Foundation gifts support physician recruitment and retention, health care educational loans and scholarships, and projects that support the health and well-being of the community. Contact the Weskota Foundation by calling 605-539-1201.