Community Health Center of Southeastern Iowa - Keokuk
With a population of approximately 12,000, Keokuk is one of Lee County's largest, majestic and naturally beautiful communities. Magnificent mansions wide steep wooded cliffs above the ingenious lock system and a hydroelectric plant on the Mississippi River. Know as the "Gateway City" because of its ideal location for business and industry.
Keokuk has a public school system which includes four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school, along with a private elementary school. Keokuk is also home to a campus of Southeastern Community College (Iowa).Music and theatre are enjoyed each summer in Keokuk. The city is home to "Rollin' on the River," a local blues festival.
Keokuk is a short drive south of Burlington, Iowa which serves a population of approximately 50,000 residents. Keokuk Area Hospital is 49-bed, community based, short-term, acute care facility. Great River Medical Center is a 378-bed regional, integrated health-care system is located in Burlington. The regional center includes state-of-the-art facilities for emergency treatment, acute care and outpatient services. It also is home to the area's first permanent dialysis center, full-service rehabilitation, cancer care centers, and helicopter-transport service.
Keokuk is located along the pristine shores of the Mississippi River. Illinois is just across the river. Missouri is a short drive downstream. Two hours north are the Iowa-Illinois Quad Cities; Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines are also easily accessible. Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and Memphis are unhurried one-day trips.
For more information visit www.keokukchamber.com