Merrick Medical Center
As a critical access hospital, Merrick Medical Center is licensed for 20 beds and has two rural health clinics. Merrick Medical Center is part of the Bryan Health network. Plans are underway to design and build a replacement facility and transform the way health and life care is delivered in rural America.
Central City is the county seat of Merrick County, and is proud to be Nebraska's First Showcase Community and the third to achieve the Nebraska Department of Economic Development's title of Leadership Community. The area is one of Nebraska's prime outdoor recreational spots, providing opportunities for hunting, fishing and water sports. Unique to a community its size, Central City offers both public and private school options. Positioned in the "center of it all," the community is located 25 miles from Grand Island and 90 miles from Lincoln.