Emergency Services

For emergencies, dial 911

Each year, Winneshiek Medical Center’s Emergency Department treats nearly 9,400 patients – everything from catastrophic injury or illness to scraped knees and sore throats. The Emergency Room (ER) is equipped with state-of-the-art trauma equipment and is staffed by a dedicated, experienced team of physicians, nurses, paramedics and registration staff. Winneshiek Medical Center offers a quick response when seconds count.

Physician services at the Emergency Room are provided by Mayo Clinic Health System.

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Winneshiek Medical Center offers complimentary aromatherapy for patients in the Emergency Room. Aroma (smell) from essential oils may promote relaxation and sleep, relieve pain, ease anxiety or restlessness, reduce nausea or indigestion, and relieve headaches/congestion or to soothe muscle aches.