Health Care is essential to quality of life in any community and is a key building block for economic development. Sioux County’s outstanding commitment to expanding and modernizing health care opportunities for residents is demonstrated by comprehensive and growing health care complexes in 4 Sioux County communities. Sioux Center Health, with its 123,500 square foot facility, provides specialty clinics, a surgery center, an emergency facility and inpatient care, as well as services and facilities for seniors. Orange City Area Health Center is a 128,000 square foot facility with a state of the art hospital and family and specialty care clinics located on the 37 acre campus. The hospital was recently named as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley is just finishing the 3rd phase of a nearly $30 million expansion and renovation that will expand Acute Care, Emergency Room, Obstetrics, Radiology and Surgery facilities. Hawarden Regional Health Care has just completed a nearly $13 million expansion that includes new patient rooms, Emergency rooms, and surgery facilities. Health care is truly the life blood of a community and Sioux County is a clear demonstration of dedication to health care as a building block of economic development.