Carris Health - Litchfield
This community of 6,000 is located just 65 miles west of the Twin Cities. On the shores of beautiful Lake Ripley, Litchfield offers all of West Central Minnesota's small town charm, yet is within a one and a half hour drive from downtown Minneapolis.
Litchfield offers a number of community attractions, including Anderson Gardens, a public arboretum decorating the northeastern shore of Lake Ripley, and GAR Hall, built in 1885 by Civil War Union soldiers. A majestic 18-hole golf course and a municipal campground are popular summer attractions, while outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hundreds of miles of beautiful trails for cycling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.
Litchfield offers two family practice physicians and a physician assistant who serve the Meeker County Memorial Hospital, a 35-bed facility providing a full range of primary and emergency care services, as well as many support programs. Outreach specialists from the Willmar affiliate and other specialty health partners provide local service in cardiology, dermatology, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery,and urology.