Our 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.

What To Bring To Your Appointment

•  Driver’s License
•  Insurance Card
•  A list of the current prescriptions you are taking