Johnson Memorial Health Services is a hospital district consisting of City of Dawson and seven townships: Baxter, Cerro, Gordo, Hamlin, Lac qui Parle, Maxwell, Providence and Riverside.


Stacey Lee, CEO

Approximately 3,400 people live in the community.

We are proud of our modern medical facility and that we are able to offer a wide variety of outreach and specialized services, using the most current technology available. However, what we are most proud of is the dedicated medical staff and team of employees that serve the Dawson Area Hospital District and sets Johnson Memorial Health Services apart from the rest.

Mission Statement

Johnson Memorial Health Services is committed to providing exceptional healthcare as we promote wellness, restore health, and provide comfort to people of all ages and in every stage of life.

Vision Statement

Johnson Memorial Health Services’ vision is to challenge ourselves to consistently exceed expectations by providing the best healthcare based on a balanced pillar approach encompassing services, quality, finance, people, community, and growth. Through teamwork, targeted growth, and strong leadership, we will create a medical center that will be the new standard thus achieving the highest level of satisfaction for customers, providers, and employees.

Value Statement

Johnson Memorial Health Services’ core values of attitude, respect, communication, ownership, and accountability are defined by our Standards of Behavior.