Kalkaska Memorial Health Center
About Our Community
Kalkaska County’s many lakes, parks, and streams lure travelers seeking fresh water and open-air adventures to this quintessential up north village. Host of the National Trout Festival and the starting point for the annual 27.2-mile Iceman Cometh Challenge bike race, this outdoor worshiper’s mecca is surrounded by 80 inland lakes and nearly 300 miles of pristine rivers and streams. When the temperatures turn chilly, Kalkaska is transformed into an inviting winter wonderland, attracting winter enthusiasts with its copious snowfall. Recognized in national rankings, including a bronze medal, Kalkaska boasts an excellent public school system. Residents also enjoy affordable housing, easy access to state highway corridors, a county recreation complex, ball fields, and horse barns built by active equestrian clubs. Snowmobile, motocross, and horseback riding hobbyists revel in the many marked trails that wind their way
through Kalkaska County.
About Kalkaska Memorial Health Center
Kalkaska Memorial Health Center’s Long-term Care is nationally recognized as a Best Nursing Home – an honor awarded to just 13 percent of the nation’s nursing homes. In addition to their nationally-ranked 104-bed long-term care facility, the 8-bed acute care hospital offers a wide range of services including outpatient surgery, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, a top quality dialysis center, a physician-staffed emergency department, diagnostics, nationally-accredited diabetes education, an aquatic therapy pool, a sleep disorders center, primary care, and specialty care. Kalkaska Memorial Health Center has served the Greater Kalkaska County Region since 1953, with a long history and heritage of keeping patients at the center of all they do.
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