Healthcare & Outreach
Healthy living is important throughout Pella. Besides the state-of-the-art hospital, our community is also home to a variety of doctors that specialize in eye care, dentistry and orthodontics, chiropractic care, and more. We want to help you meet all your family health care needs! For a complete list of all our health care providers, visit the Membership Directory.
Pella Regional Health Center
As a regional hospital for South Central Iowa, Pella Regional Health Center provides area residents comprehensive healthcare with state-of-the-art technology.
The critical access facility, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, offers the following patient services: cardiac rehabilitation, CAT scans, echocardiograms, electrocardiograms, electroencephalograms, emergency room services, home health, hospice, laboratory, long-term care, nursing services, mammograms, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, medical imaging (MRI and nuclear medicine), speech pathology, surgery (ENT, general, opthalmologic, orthopedic and urologic) and ultrasounds.
Medical staff specialists include family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, pathology and radiology. The Pella Medical Clinic and the Pella Specialty Clinic are housed in the Medical Office Building on the north side of the Pella Regional Health Center. Patients can see their family practice physicians and other specialty doctors in a clinic setting. More than 30 specialists also provide part-time services at the Pella Regional Health Center.
For additional information or referral assistance, call 641-628-3150.
For Pella Medical Clinic, call 641-621-2200.
Hospice of Pella cares for people facing the end of life. They focus on specialized symptom management and provide for emotional and spiritual needs that arise during the dying process. They emphasize quality of life for patients and their families by using a team of professionals and trained volunteers.
The Comfort House provides a warm and inviting home-like atmosphere with access to covered porches; family-friendly accommodations such as comfortable places to sleep, a family kitchen, play area for children; 24-hour care by a hospice trained RN; nurses’ aides to provide physical care; emotional support provided by a trained counselor; spiritual needs met by a pastor of their choice; Hospice volunteers to provide “little extras;” care managed by an interdisciplinary team; early contact with bereavement counselors for both adults and children.
For additional information, call 641-628-6644.
Disability and Special Needs Services
The Christian Opportunity Center (C.O.C.) is a not-for-profit disability services organization that provides training to people with disabilities or other special needs.
From the beginning, C.O.C. has taken a practical approach in helping people with disabilities meet the challenges of independent living. Early on, children were taught to recognize traffic signs, tell time and count money. Today, adults are served and taught independent living skills tailored to their specific needs.
For more information, call 641-628-1162.
Other Community Assistance Services
Community Health Services of Marion County provides a wide range of services to promote healthful living. Including: Home Health Care, Homemaker, Immunization, WIC, MHC, HAWK-I, Baby’s Bright Beginnings, Senior Health, Community Education/Screening, Case Management, and Women’s Health Project. For more information, contact Community Health Services of Marion County, 104 S. Sixth Street, Knoxville, IA 50138. Call 641-828-2238, Fax 641-842-3442.