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Avera Medical Group Dell Rapids
Purchased from private physicians in 1994, Avera Medical Group Dell Rapids is a vital link in the primary care network of Avera McKennan Hospital located in Sioux Falls, SD. Three family medicine physicians and 1 APP are currently in the group practice and have a 4 day work week. The call schedule will be 1 in 6 with the addition of another physician. The clinic, adjacent to the hospital was built and opened in 2007.
Avera Dells Area Health Center is a 23 bed facility providing both inpatient and outpatient services. Included are outpatient consultation and surgery, Emergency Room services, Lab and X-ray and a variety of other services. Numerous specialists from Sioux Falls provide outreach clinics in Dell Rapids such as Orthopedics, Cardiology, Podiatry, Ophthalmology and General Surgery. In the next 3-4 years, Avera Dells Area Hospital will be building a new $25 million dollar hospital
Education: Dell Rapids has excellent schools with a K-12 parochial school as well as a K-12 public school system. Both school systems have recently completed, or are in the process of completing, major renovations or additions. Several colleges and technical schools are available in Sioux Falls and South Dakota State University is located just 35 miles north in Brookings. The University of South Dakota is located just 60 miles south in Vermillion.
Recreation: Dell Rapids offers a variety of recreational activities including golf, tennis, swimming, softball and basketball leagues, youth sports, fishing areas, and picnic/camping areas. Worldclass waterfowl and pheasant hunting are available within an hour's drive. Deer hunting is available throughout the state with other big game opportunities in the Black Hills. Dell Rapids is just 20 minutes from Sioux Falls, a major city center for shopping attractions and activities. Sioux Falls is home to a regional airport for travel needs.