The healthcare trend that’s been sweeping the country the last few years is gaining even more traction in America’s heartland. The Avera Medical Group’s new westside advanced urgent care and community health clinic, scheduled to start construction this fall in Sioux City, will be South Dakota’s first stand-alone emergency department, according to the local news source ArgusLeader.com.
The three-story multi-functional medical facility will feature an urgent care center-style emergency clinic, traditional emergency rooms, and access to nearby hospitals. The project is expected to be sometime next summer.
Dave Kapaska, president and CEO of Avera Mcke