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History

A Healthier You Today and Tomorrow

RC Hospital and Clinics is changing the face of healthcare; striving to build a healthier today and tomorrow for our communities we’re proud to call home. Our focus is not only to get you well, we want to keep you healthy. We are your partner in wellness — offering education, guidance, and assistance in preventing and managing chronic disease. Our team of healthcare professionals are dedicated to providing quality patient care and focused on putting your needs first.

RC Hospital & Clinic History

RC Hospital & Clinic History

2015

Completion of new RC Hospital & Clinics Medical Center with on-site MRI and Helipad. Ribbon cutting ceremony and opening.

2014

Property for the new Medical Center is purchased, groundbreaking event is held and construction begins.  RCH&C Awarded the Acute Stroke Ready Hospital designation.

2013

Renville County Commissioners approve the building of the new RC Hospital & Clinics Medical Center by a vote of 5-0.

2007

Renville County Hospital purchases Prairie Family Practice and becomes Renville County Hospital & Clinics.

2002

Renville County Hospital designated Critical Care Access Hospital.

1996

Outpatient and Emergency Room renovation complete.

1995

Renville County Hospital and emergency helicopter service sign contract.

1984

Surgical and Obstetrical Addition.

1979

Renville County Hospital Lab and X-ray renovation complete.

1975

Open house for new Renville County Hospital renovation. Tours conducted by Hospital Auxiliary.

1974

County Board voted to proceed with construction of a new in-patient wing and remodeling of Renville County Hospital.

1960s

Olivia, Hector, Bird Island, Renville and Fairfax establish emergency ambulance services.

1951

New 41 bed Renville County Hospital dedicated.

1946

The Project of the Hospital in Olivia placed on ballot for Renville County Residents.

1940s

Penicillin comes into use.

1930s

Physicians establish offices to treat patients. Emergency cases taken by family car to larger hospitals outside of Renville County.

1900s

Doctors made house calls and received payment in the form of food and physical labor. Nursing becomes professionalized.

1855

Renville County established by an Act of Minnesota Legislature.

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