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 of your family health care needs! For a complete list of all our health care providers, visit the Membership Directory.
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 Medical Office Building houses Pella Medical Clinic and Pella Specialty Clinic, provides space for family practice physicians, surgeons, internists and an urologist. 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.
Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy offers occupational therapy, medical fitness and wellness services. For Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, contact 641-620-0230.
Pella Regional Health Center also offers physical therapy services, massage and testing for employers. Contact 641-628-3150 for details.
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 proved those “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
Crossroads of Pella is a non-profit community based human service agency which seeks to be the first call for help, information, or referral services and offers short term psychotherapy for residents of the Pella school district and surrounding area. Their mission is to enhance the well-being and fullness of life of those citizens living in and around the area of Pella, Iowa, without regard to the age, race, national origin, religious preference, handicap, or financial status of those it serves. Crossroads services are entirely free to those who use them because they are mainly funded from local foundations, local businesses, and individuals who recognize the need and seek to fill it with financial gifts. They are located on the 3rd floor of the Pella Community Center at 712 Union Street. Services include: crisis intervention, short term psychotherapy, information on support systems, referral information, development and facilitation of support groups and classes, speakers for community groups, financial assistance, illness support services, Pella transplant fund, mediation services, Pella’s Annual Holiday Project, Victims Offenders Reconciliation Program (VORP), SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), Empower (Sexual Abstinence Program), and much more. For additional information, call 641-628-1212.
The Well Resource Center is an organization composed of individuals representing area churches, non-profits, businesses and foundations interested in more effectively ministering to those in need in the Pella area. They listen to your concerns, offer encouragement and support, and help connect you with people and necessary resources in our area as well as explore long-term, life-enhancing solutions. The team at The Well will help brainstorm solutions to transportation struggles, financial and budgeting issues, housing challenges, and needs for a healthy support system.
Families First of Pella has been serving Pella since 1994. They work to with parents to provide a chance for quality family time, including activities like the Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son Bowling, Family Open Gym at Central College, and Family Time on the Square on Thursday nights. Other services include the school parenting handouts for families with kids in K-8, the annual Parent University with a special keynote speaker and small group sessions, the Love and Logic parenting class, and workplace and library resources. The Love and Logic classes teach parenting skills that cultivate confidence and good decision-making skills in children by offering choices, empathy, and respect while avoiding anger, threats, and warnings. Love and Logic programs and resources include the Parent Education Sessions and the Community Meet & Eat. For more information, call 641-628-8331 or email.
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.