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.
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.
To Provide High-Quality, Compassionate Healthcare, Close to Home.
We Inspire Change and Make a Healthy Difference in People’s Lives.
TRUST: We count on and support one another individually and as team members.
EXCELLENCE: We perform at the highest level, always learning and looking for ways to improve.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We accept responsibility for our actions, attitudes, and health.
MUTUAL RESPECT/INTEGRITY: We embrace diversity and treat one another with dignity and empathy. We are principled, honest, and ethical, and we do the right thing for those we serve.
Johnson Memorial Health Services is governed by the Board of Directors. They meet the fourth Monday of every month in the Conference Room located at JMHS. The meeting is open to the public.
Aaron Olson, Chair
Jeff Thompson, Treasurer
Cerro Gordo Township
City of Dawson
Director at Large
Lac qui Parle Township
Click here to see the Township Annual Meeting Packet 2021