Hiawatha Healthcare & Medical Services

When you live in Hiawatha, you have access to world-class healthcare within minutes of your home or business. Our city is home to many healthcare provider offices, and now, we even have our own emergency room. Having the Mercy Emergency Department in Hiawatha shaves precious minutes off of any emergency visit for people living in or near Hiawatha and the emergency room’s location on Boyson Road.

Mercy Hiawatha Medical Park & Mercy Emergency Department

As of August 2020, Hiawatha now has its own emergency room, thanks to Mercy Hospital’s addition of a 24/7 emergency room facility at Mercy Hiawatha Medical Park. Located just off of I-380 on Boyson Road, residents and workers in the area no longer need to drive 15 minutes to the center of Cedar Rapids to receive emergency care. The convenient location offers imaging, lab and pharmacy services to its emergency patients. Hiawatha is proud to be home to Iowa’s only emergency department outside of the traditional hospital setting. Learn more about the Mercy Emergency Department in Hiawatha

Hiawatha Healthcare Providers

Hiawatha residents benefit from easy access to more than 600 healthcare providers. This includes physicians, dentists, physical therapists, chiropractors, a pharmacy and urgent care clinics. Our residents know they can find a healthcare provider close to home.

Local Hospitals

The Cedar Rapids area is fortunate to have the expertise of two outstanding medical systems. Each offers primary care, urgent care, surgeries and specialty care physicians and services throughout Hiawatha, Marion and Cedar Rapids to serve the needs of families and individuals.

Mercy Hospital

  • 445 beds
  • 2 emergency departments
  • 3 urgent care facilities

St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital

  • 532 beds
  • 1 emergency department
  • 3 urgent care facilities

Regional Hospitals

Heading south of Hiawatha about 30 miles to Iowa City is world-class primary and specialty care hospital at the University of Iowa. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is also well known as an academic medical center that trains physicians and specialists and performs research on everything from cancer to diabetes.

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