Floyd Valley Hospital is a community owned 25 bed critical access hospital. The hospital s primary service area encompasses Plymouth County and the community of Marcus in Cherokee County. Floyd Valley Hospital is licensed by the State of Iowa and affiliated with the Avera Health Network of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Renovated in 2004, this hospital offers state of the art diagnostic imaging, laboratory, obstetrics services, outpatient clinics, specialty clinics, surgery, physical therapy, pharmacy, cardiology services, and 24-hour emergency room services. The Emergency Department is staffed nights and weekends by Acute Care, Inc for primary call and Medical Associates, PC for backup call. In-house weekday call is covered by Medical Associates, PC.
The community of Le Mars has a population of approximately 10,000 and service area of approximately 24,000. Home of the Ice Cream Capital of the World, Wells Dairy is a major employer and contributor to the Le Mars community. Along with a 27-hole golf course, Le Mars offers a variety of recreational activities including new indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis, softball and baseball leagues, youth soccer, picnic and camping areas, and the LeMars Recreation Center. The golf course is surrounded by 8 mile walking/bike trail. With Sioux City only 30 minutes away, a wide range of cultural events, shopping, and concerts are readily available. Le Mars is proud of a strong educational system which consists of Gehlen Catholic grades K-12 and Le Mars Community School District which has 4 grade schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school.